Solar Power for Agro Wells

Solar-powered electric pumps will replace water pumping systems using diesel-based engines with electric motors
Solar Power for Agro Wells
Solar Power for Agro Wells

Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) and Iran Fuel Conservation Company (IFCO) signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday, based on which electrification of agricultural wells will be conducted with renewable energy for the first time in the country.
According to the MoU signed by Mohammad Hassan Motevallizadeh, Tavanir’s managing director, and Ali Mobini Dehkordi, managing director of IFCO, 60,000 agricultural wells will be powered by solar energy in three years, the Energy Ministry’s news portal Paven reported.
“Solar panels with a total electricity generation capacity of 2,000 megawatts will be built for the project,” Motevallizadeh said.


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