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Power Consumption Peak Recorded

Power Consumption Peak RecordedPower Consumption Peak Recorded

Data released by Iran Power Grid Management Company, an Energy Ministry subsidiary, reveals that the country's power consumption peaked at 34,853 megawatts on Sunday. The figure indicates a 13% hike compared with that of the corresponding period of last year (ended March 20, 2017), when Iranians used 30,783 MW, ILNA reported. According to the report, the country registered a 1,251-MW record in power trade, with Iran's exports and imports of electricity amounting to 999 MW and 252 MW respectively. The country's installed electricity capacity amounts to 77 GW. According to the official, under swap deals, Iran exports electricity to Armenia and Azerbaijan in winter and imports it when domestic demand soars in summer.

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