EghtesadOnline: Iran is located in an arid and semi-arid region with over 300 sunny days in many parts that makes it suitable for harnessing solar energy.
EghtesadOnline: By the end of the current Persian calendar year next March, 11 small-scale power plants with distributed generation systems will come on stream in Mazandaran Province, a deputy governor said.
EghtesadOnline: So long as construction of new thermal power plants in Tehran Province is not complete he ageing gas and steam units cannot be phased out, head of the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Production at power plants has increased by more than 2,000 megawatts in the past four years thanks to timely maintenance and repair programs, director general of the technical office of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Three thermal power plants are to sell their electricity to authorized cryptocurrency miners in Iran, the managing director of Thermal Power Plant Holding Company, affiliated to Energy Ministry, 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: Thermal power production reached 127 billion kilowatt hours from the beginning of the current fiscal year in late March, up 11% compared to the same period in 2019, head of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
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: Power plants can supply authorized cryptocurrency miners so long as the electricity is sold at the agreed (lawful) tariffs, a spokesperson for the Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Supplying associated petroleum gases from oilfields in Sirri Island to thermal power plants in Kish Island over the decade has significantly cut the use of high levels of diesel, head of operations in Kish at the Iranian Offshore Oil Company said.