Iran Gov’t Pushing Clean Energy Agenda

Close to 85% of the equipment, including photovoltaic panels, cables and transformers, are manufactured by domestic companies
Iran Gov’t Pushing Clean Energy Agenda Iran Gov’t Pushing Clean Energy Agenda

The government is preparing a plan of action based on which solar power generated by private companies and households will be sold without state interference, a deputy energy minister said Tuesday.
As per law, the government buys electricity from large solar plants and small photovoltaic stations. However, “with the new policy, people and private companies can directly use the electricity they produce, sell it to others or export it,” Seyed Mohammad Sadeqzadeh was quoted as saying by the Energy Ministry news portal, Paven.
One of the reasons behind the plan is the government’s limited financial resources to pay (subsidize) electricity and the other is the oft-mentioned government decision to downsize and privatize.


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