EghtesadOnline: Renewable energy can lower demand for natural gas by diversifying energy supplies, a consultant to the Energy Ministry’s Niroo Research Institute said.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of a 100-megawatt solar power plant started in Semnan on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: In line with plans to attract investments for green energy projects, the private sector has been authorized to export electricity generated via renewables, head of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization said Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Total power production in the two East and West Azarbaijan provinces is 3,150 megawatts, of which barely 20 MW comes from renewables, operator of green energy power generation and distribution projects in the provincial electricity company said.
EghtesadOnline: The world is going through tectonic change in the energy sector and the renewables revolution is compelling the energy industry to evolve, managing director of the Oil Industries Engineering and Construction Company (OIEC) said.
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: The gradual expansion of green energy since 2009 has helped Iran save close to 800 million liters of water in 10 years.
EghtesadOnline: When thermal and combined-cycle power plants cannot meet the high electricity demand during the peak hours of summer when the temperature and consumption both shoot up, renewables can help generate the required electricity, a board member of Iran Renewable Energy Association said.
EghtesadOnline: The gradual expansion of renewable energy since 2009 has allowed Iran to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 2.24 million tons.
EghtesadOnline: The prospect of meeting a sizable share of electricity demand through renewables requires a stronger support by banking system, a senior energy official said.