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Private Firms Left Behind

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Exporting electricity can be more profitable if private firms are also allowed to sell, without state interference, the power they generate, head of the Federation of Iranian Energy Exports Industries said in Tehran Saturday.
Recalling government pledges to let private sector export electricity, Mohammad Parsa said: “State officials have no blueprint to allow the presence of non-government organizations, cooperatives and private companies in this sector. Small wonder power exports have fallen by 27% in the last nine years,” Barq News reported.
Installed power production capacity has risen 23% since 2009 and is near 60 gigawatts, but exports have decreased in the past decade, he said.

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