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Iran Transition to Clean Energy, Slow But Steady

Greenhouse emissions reached 600,000tons in 2015 mostly from power plants used eco-unfriendly diesel and mazut. It was only after the scale and scope of the problem sunk in that officials started thinking about investments in and promotion of clean energy
Slow But Steady Transition to Clean EnergySlow But Steady Transition to Clean Energy

Producing clean energy has helped reduce greenhouse gases by as much as 3,000 tons over the past eight months.
Renewable energy sources in Iran (solar and wind power plants) generated over 350 million kilowatt hours of electricity in the period.
If the same volume was produced by thermal power plants, which use gas as feedstock, 1.3 million cubic meters of gas would be needed, IRNA reported.
According to Iran's "Energy Balance Sheet for 2015" issued by the Energy Minister, greenhouse emissions reached 600,000 tons in 2015 mostly from power plants that used eco-unfriendly diesel and mazut. It was only after the scale and scope of the problem sunk in that officials started thinking about investments in and promotion of clean energy. 

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