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: Public means of transportation is a hotbed of Covid-19 transmission, especially in major cities like Tehran, and immediate action must be taken before it gets too late, the head of Tehran City Council says.
EghtesadOnline: Daily gas transmission capacity has reached 870 million cubic meters, managing director of the Iranian Gas Transmission Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The first phase of a project to transfer water from the Persian Gulf to Kerman and Yazd provinces will be launched in October, thanks to the concerted efforts of private and state companies, managing director of the Persian Gulf Water Supply and Transmission Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Following its calls to reduce power consumption and avoid outages in the hot summer months, the state-run Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has signed 250,000 contracts with heavy consumers (industrial and farming communities) to shift consumption from on-peak to off-peak hours, head of company’s distribution department said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said the ban on inter-province travels placed to curb coronavirus transmission will be lifted on April 20, as Iran’s daily infection tally declines.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 260 billion kilowatt hours of power is generated annually in Iran, of which 11% or 29 billion kWh is wasted during transmission to end-users and in power stations.