• Iran Hydropower Production Down 36%

    The unprecedented decline in precipitation during the past water year (Sept. 23, 2017-Sept. 22, 2018) and years of drought have caused a steep decline in the water stored in hydroelectric dams. As a result, energy produced at 53 hydroelectric power plants in summer fell to 3.65 million megawatt hours, indicating a 36% reduction compared to the corresponding period last year, the Energy Ministry said.
    Last water year was one of the driest in half a century...


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