Two years ago, one freezing December night on a California rooftop, a tiny light shone weakly with a little help from the freezing night air. It wasn't a very bright glow. But it was enough to demonstrate the possibility of generating renewable power after the Sun goes down.
Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Saturday that Tehran and Kabul have recently finalized an agreement which will lead to the formation of a joint cooperation committee intended to speed up implementation of joint projects, particularly in the field of electricity.
Paresar Combined Cycle Power Plant, built and put into operation by MAPNA Group, in the northern Iranian province of Gilan is capable of generating 15,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity per day, said its CEO.
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian on Monday highlighted the progress in the process of supplying electricity to villages and towns across the country and said 99.7 percent of the Iranian villages have access to electricity.
A new report published by Iran’s Ministry of Energy shows that electricity output in thermal power plants, which accounts for 80 percent of the country’s total power generation, has significantly increased over the past six years.
Iran will increase its cooperation on repairing the electricity grid and upgrading power transmission equipment of Afghanistan, according to a recent memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the officials of the two neighboring counties in Kabul.
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian underlined that his country had gained self-sufficiency in water and power generation industries due to efforts made to use domestic capacities during the sanctions era.