EghtesadOnline: The state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) offered standard salaf contracts worth 15 trillion rials ($60 million) at the Iran Energy Exchange on Sunday. The contracts were issued by the Gilan Regional Electric Company.
EghtesadOnline: The Majlis passed a bill last week based on which electricity tariffs for energy-intensive industries, namely cement factories, refineries and petrochemical and steel companies will increase fourfold to 1.6 cents per kilowatt hour.
EghtesadOnline: Twenty electricity and water projects costing over $23 million were launched in six provinces on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: To reduce water use from depleting underground resources in Mazandaran Province, a desalination unit is set to become operational at Shahid Salimi (Neka) Power Plant in April, head of the power station said.
EghtesadOnline: The state-run Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) says the national grid cannot take loads higher than 40 gigawatts in winter.
EghtesadOnline: The heads of the three branches of power convened on Monday to discuss ways of neutralizing sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Seventeen power and water projects worth $23 million were inaugurated in three provinces on Tuesday. One is in Tehran, eight in the northeastern Golestan Province and eight in Ilam in the west, the Energy Ministry news portal Paven reported.
EghtesadOnline: The first phase of a large wind farm in the Mil-e-Nader village in Zabol County, southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, started partial operation on Thursday, deputy minister of energy said.
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.