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Iran Gov’t Seeks Leading Private Sector Role in Power Production

Power plants in the province have a total capacity of 2,600 MW. There are more than 300 major industries in the country and 8% are based in Yazd, 630km southeast of Tehran
Gov’t Seeks Leading Private Sector Role in Power Production Gov’t Seeks Leading Private Sector Role in Power Production

Iran government intends to transfer 80% shares of state-owned power plants to the private sector by 2022, the director general of the planning office of Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said. 
Speaking at a meeting with the electricity officials in Yazd Province on Wednesday, Fereydoun Fayazmanesh said, “As per law, investment, ownership and management on the supply side, including production and import of electricity for domestic consumption and export, can and will be delegated to non-government organizations, cooperatives and private companies.”

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