EghtesadOnline: Given the highly contentious policy of subsidizing fossil fuels, clean energy will not get the voice and space it deserves, a board member of Iran Renewable Energy Association (IrREA) said.
EghtesadOnline: It was a strongly-held belief that the abundance of natural resources (such as fossil fuels and certain minerals) in a country engenders economic growth.
EghtesadOnline: To curb air pollution and reliance on fossil fuels, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has set forth a plan to convert carbureted motorcycles into using compressed natural gas (CNG).
EghtesadOnline: Thermal power plants have a small share in air pollution as almost all use gas, and emissions from gas combustion are way below those from other fossil fuels like diesel and mazut, says head of Economic, Social and Environmental Studies Office at the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba).
EghtesadOnline: As long as electricity prices (generated with the help of fossil fuels) are not modified, plans to expand renewable energies will not materialize.
EghtesadOnline: US researchers have said that air pollution, primarily caused by burning fossil fuels, is the world's top killer.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has produced 2.72 billion kilowatts-hour from renewables in the past nine years, in its stable and steady bid to shift focus from fossil fuels to greener energies.
EghtesadOnline: Royal Dutch Shell, the world's second-biggest publicly listed oil company, is studying acquisitions in the green energy sector, its CEO told Reuters, as it bows to shareholder demands for a strategy beyond fossil fuels.