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Recent Rainfalls Cannot Avert Looming Power Shortage

Water shortage has resulted in a serious problem in terms of  electricity generation.Water shortage has resulted in a serious problem in terms of  electricity generation.

In spite of the recent rainfalls across the country, Iran will face power shortage in the summer, a deputy at Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said on Monday.
“We should announce that the rainfalls will not have a significant impact on the aquifers’ water levels and the volume of water stored in dams, which is used to generate power,” Mahmoud Reza Haqifam was also quoted as saying by ISNA. Haqifam stressed that rainfalls in the past few days will “definitely” have no impact on the output of hydropower plants in the hot summer days when power demand peaks.

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