EghtesadOnline: Following its calls to reduce power consumption and avoid outages in the hot summer months, the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has signed 250,000 contracts with heavy consumers (industrial and farming communities) to shift consumption from on-peak to off-peak hours, head of company’s distribution department said.
EghtesadOnline: To help reduce consumption of piped water across the sprawling capital, the second phase of a development plan to transfer sewage from the South Tehran Wastewater Treatment Complex to Tehran Oil Refinery is underway, head of engineering department of the refinery said.
EghtesadOnline: Water consumption in Iran has increased by 11% since the beginning of the fiscal year (March 20) compared to the same period last year. Water stored in dams has decreased by 5% in comparison with the last year.
EghtesadOnline: Daily water consumption in Tehran has reached 3.6 million cubic meters that is unprecedented in the history of the metropolis, managing director of Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company said at the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Geological studies show water shortages in Iran will get worse due to waste and rising consumption.
EghtesadOnline; Domestic demand for wheat in Iran currently amounts to 12 million tons per year, according to CEO of the National Foundation of Elite Farmers Ali Khan-Mohammadi.
EghtesadOnline: The consumption of red meat has seen a 60% decline following the outbreak of the new coronavirus and shutdown of restaurants and ceremony halls, among others, says the head of Iran’s Livestock Exporters National Assembly.
EghtesadOnline: There has been a 50% decline in chicken consumption in Iran following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country, says the head of Tehran’s Union of Chicken and Fish Sellers.
EghtesadOnline: Gasoline sale in Iran during the Nowrouz (Persian New Year) holiday season fell significantly compared to the closing days of the last fiscal year (ended March 19), according to the National Iranian Oil Product Distribution Company.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Company (Abfa) said in a statement on Saturday that water consumption in the capital has increased dramatically in the past 10 days and appealed to Tehran residents to avoid waste and unnecessary use to help its avoid supply cuts.