Iran extends gas-for-electricity swap deal with Armenia

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has renewed a contract with Armenia to increase the volume of natural gas exports to the landlocked neighboring country until 2030.


Iran’s electricity consumption sets new record

Iran’s daily electricity consumption hit 73,450 MW on Sunday, registering a new record high, according to the spokesman of the country’s electricity industry.


Iran expects major surge in electricity demand this summer

Iran expects a major surge in demand for electricity this summer amid efforts to control rising consumption in the country’s household and manufacturing sectors.


Iran-Pakistan electricity exchange reaches 200 MW

The volume of electricity exchange between Iran and Pakistan has reached 200 megawatts with the launch of a new transmission line, Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian made the statement at a meeting with Pakistan’s Power Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan on Sunday.


Official puts Iran’s thermal power capacity at nearly 73 GW

Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) says electricity generation capacity from the country’s thermal power plants has reached nearly 73 gigawatts (GW).


Iran begins linking power grid to Russia

Iran’s Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian says a first step has been taken to synchronize Iranian and Russian electricity grids.


International Electricity Expo opens in Tehran

The 22nd Iran International Electricity Exhibition kicked off in the capital city of Tehran on Sunday morning.

Mine and Industry

Iran’s power exports exceed 1500 mw/d

Iran is currently exporting between 1500 and 1600 megawatts/day of electricity to foreign countries, according to Arash Kordi, the managing director of Iran Power Generation Transmission and Distribution Company (TAVANIR).


Iran works on linking national power grid to Russia, SCO states

Iran is working on a major project to link its national power grid with Russia and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization through a transmission line in the east of the Caspian Sea, an official said.


Iran, Turkey to resume electricity exchange after six years

Iran will resume power exchange with Turkey in the near future based on a back-to-back letters of credit system, Iran’s energy minister said.