EghrtesadOnline: Power loss in transmission and distribution networks in Iran now is near 9.7% and should decline to 9.2% by the end of the current Persian calendar year (March 2021), the deputy energy minister for electricity affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: The number of electricity meters nationwide in household, agro and industrial sectors has grown 12 times in four decades, the Energy Ministry spokesman for the power department said.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption of industries has increased by 12% since the beginning of the current fiscal in March compared to a year ago, but the rise has not transformed into decent productivity growth, head of the Mining and Mining Industries Commission of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: Supplying natural gas, instead diesel and mazut, to power plants, has doubled to 200 million cubic meters per day since 2013, the National Iranian Gas Company chief said.
EghtesadOnline: Approximately 45% of the domestic electricity distribution network has been renovated, deputy for power distribution affairs at Iran's Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq could lower its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity imports next year if (and when) OPEC's second largest oil producer can implement multi-billion deals signed with US companies and attract Saudi investments, the deputy prime minister said.
EghtesadOnline; Tehran Water and Wastewater Company, a subsidiary of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa), and state-owned Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization, aka Satba, signed a long-term agreement based on which the former will sell electricity generated with sewage to the latter, deputy operations manager at TWWC said Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of steam units has started in several power plants and more will be added soon, a senior executive at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Exporting electricity can be more profitable if private firms are also allowed to sell, without state interference, the power they generate, head of the Federation of Iranian Energy Exports Industries said in Tehran Saturday.
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.