Iran’s annual electricity production capacity grows to 85 GW

Iran’s Energy Ministry says electricity production capacity in the country rose by 2.2 percent in the year to late March to reach a total of 85.313 gigawatts (GW).


Iran rolled out $3.25bn worth of water, power projects in one year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hailed his administration’s records in launching new water and electricity projects in the fiscal year to late March despite economic woes posed by the pandemic and the US sanctions.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s power output capacity at 85 GW with launch of new plant

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a series of new energy projects as the country’s total capacity for electricity generation in non-renewable sector exceeds 85 gigawatts (GW).


Iran, Azerbaijan to build 280-MW power plant at border dam

Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan have agreed to a hydroelectric power plant on the joint Khoda-Afarin dam on the Aras River straddling the border between the two countries.


Iran, Russia renew agreement on Sirik power plant

Iran and Russia have renewed their agreement to construct Sirik Power Plant in Southern Hormozgan province, according to an official with Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company.


Iran’s Ministry of Energy signs contract for power purchase from biogas plant

Two departments from Iran’s Ministry of Energy have signed a contract for guaranteed purchase of electricity from the country’s largest biogas plant located south of the capital Tehran.


Iran opens first phase of 480 MW power plant

Iran has launched a first phase of a major power plant in the country’s main hub for producing natural gas.


Iran dominates Mideast’s renewable power capacity: Agency

Iran dominated the Middle East’s renewable production capacity which rose 13 percent to 22,710 megawatts (MW) last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says.


Iran, self-sufficient in power plant construction: MAPNA Group

The announcement comes after the giant heavy energy infrastructure said it had designed, developed, produced and supplied from A-Z all components of a very vital gas turbine, called MGT-40.


Iran to export Armenian electricity to Georgia

Iran announced about 10 percent of the electricity that received from Armenia, will be sold to Georgia under a deal which will be signed soon.