EghtesadOnline: Although peak electricity demand hour growth soared by 5% on average between 2008 and 2018, the figure has barely risen by 1% in the past two months compared to the average of the last ten years, the Energy Ministry spokesman for the power department said Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption hit a new record on Monday as it reached a peak of 57,681 megawatts, the Energy Ministry’s spokesman for the power department said in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption in Iran is among the highest in the world, but its growth has slowed down in the past two years, said the energy minister.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity consumption reached a peak of 55,000 megawatts on Sunday, the highest in the current fiscal year that started in March and close to the 55,500-MW mark registered in the 2017 fiscal year.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s actual power generation is 59,000 megawatts and network load is projected to surpass 61 GW in summer. The 2,000 MW deficit will have to be compensated by load shedding and outages that will affect industries and households unless consumption declines in the hot season.
EghtesadOnline: Electricity consumption in southern Khuzestan Province reached a new peak of 8,000 megawatts on Sunday – up 8.5% compared to the previous record, managing director of the provincial electric company said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has announced plans to reduce power consumption in the summer season when demand outstrips supply and phased blackouts become inevitable, Deputy Energy Minister Homayoun Haeri said Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Investments in the construction and development of power plants cannot meet the increasing nationwide demand if current consumption patterns persist, the energy minister said Thursday.