EghtesadOnline: The number of rural areas linked to the national power grid has increased by 13 fold or 1.200% over the past four decades, the manager in charge of rural electricity expansion at the Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: The fifth solar power plant in Isfahan Province, with 1 megawatt capacity has been connected to the national power grid.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to US sanctions for Baghdad, two government sources said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Rehabilitation of Tehran's ageing power infrastructure is underway and several substations have been repaired or replaced, managing director of Tehran Regional Electricity Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Half of electricity network installations in Tehran, Alborz and Qom provinces are over 20 years old, raising the vulnerability of the grid, the head of Tehran Regional Electricity Company said.
EghtesadOnline: ABB is selling its high-voltage cabling business to NKT Cables in a deal worth 836 million euros ($932 million), the first fruit of the Swiss power and automation company's review of its massive Power Grids division.