Relying on Hydropower

Relying on Hydropower Relying on Hydropower

Hydroelectric power plants generated over 10% of total electricity production in Iran as consumption continues to rise, said the deputy for operation affairs at Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company.
“On June 20, electricity consumption reached 57,290 megawatts, of which 11% was hydropower,” Jalaleddin Hojjati was quoted as saying by IRNA.
The figure, registered on the last day of spring, was the highest this year so far and nearly 6% more compared to the same day last year.
Higher temperatures started earlier this year and cooling systems went into force at home and the workplace. This pushed power consumption to record levels.


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