EghtesadOnline: With summer comes new demand for rental housing in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a form of polyester used to manufacture plastic bottles, has surged by 10% in the last three months, the head of Shahid Tondgouyan Petrochemical Complex in Bandar Mahshahr said.
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: There are no plans to announce restrictions on water use this summer, head of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company said Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Over 6,000 megawatts have been added to installed power capacity in the past two years, and hydroelectric power plants are in the best conditions due to the heavy rains in the past months.
EghtesadOnline: In summer electricity generation reaches its peak in all power plants across the country. However, after the hot season is over, hardly 30% of the power stations operate, the managing director of Mapna Group said.
EghtesadOnline: An under-construction subway line in Alborz Province, west of Tehran, will reach the province's western flank at Hashtgerd New Town in a few months, a deputy roads minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The consumer price index increased from 116.2 to 134.6 or around 16% during the summer (June 22-Sept. 22).