EghtesadOnline: The most effective solution for industries to generate their own electricity and not be at the mercy of the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) is by investing in solar power projects, the deputy head of the Iranian Renewable Energy Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers Association said.
EghtesadOnline: The water and power sectors have made a positive contribution to exports of technical and engineering services in the past few years, the energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: All industrial units that consume more than 2 megawatts of electricity per month will be charged 2.5 cents per kilowatt hour as of the next fiscal year (starting March 2022), the head of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: As peak summer demand peters out, electricity exports to Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, which were halted to help stabilize power supply in summer, has resumed, a deputy energy minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Industries Minister Saeed Zarandi said losses inflicted by power outages on steel mills affiliated to the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization have been estimated to reach $235 million per week.
EghtesadOnline: The electricity loss in transmission and distribution networks in Iran is about 40 terabyte hours per year, which is equivalent to 43% of the annual electricity consumption in the household sector, the head of Energy Commission of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture says recent power outages have inflicted between 1-5 billion rials ($4,000-20,000) worth of losses on businesses.
EghtesadOnline: In a bid to alleviate the power shortages that have led to rolling blackouts the Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has told cryptomining units to suspend their activities until further notice.
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.