Solar Power Plants in Iran

Solar Power Plants in Iran

Keep up with the latest updates about development of solar power plants in Iran, foreign investments in Iran's renewables sector along with the opportunities and incentives for investments in the expanding sector. 

  • Renewables Help Iran Save 110m Liters of Water in 3 Months
    Close to 463 million kilowatt hours of electricity were generated from alternative energy sources in the first three months of the fiscal 2021-22, which help curb both water and fossil fuel...
  • Iran Renewable Resources Untapped
    Iran has all it needs to tap into clean energy but despite scientific studies and measures taken in this regard, the real potential has not been exploited. Cvetan Cvetkovski, officer-in-charge for...
  • Solar Power for Agro Wells
    Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) and Iran Fuel Conservation Company (IFCO) signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday, based on which electrification of...
  • Solar Energy Expanding in Fars Province
    Two large solar farms with a total capacity of 631 megawatts are under construction in Fars Province, the deputy governor of the province for Economic Affairs Coordination said. “The construction...
  • Renewables Purchase Price Up 40%
    The guaranteed purchase price paid by the government for renewable power generated by private companies has, on average, increased by 40%. A new directive to raise tariffs (for e private sector...
  • Solar to Add 60 MW to Hamedan Power
    Ten private companies in Hamedan Province have got permits from the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba) to construct solar power plants in the western province, managing...
  • PV Power Application Rising in Isfahan
    Two small-scale photovoltaic power stations (2 MW capacity) have been synchronized with the national grid in Isfahan Province. Located in Talkhuncheh, a city in Mobarakeh County, the plants were...
  • Portable Solar Panels for Tribes
    Nomad families have taken delivery of 60,0000 portable solar power generators in the last three years, the deputy head of Nomadic Affairs Organization said. “Of the total 250,000 nomad households...
  • Solar Water Heating Improves in Rural Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad
    In the past Iranian calendar year (March 2020-2021), 476 solar water heaters were installed gratis in Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad rural areas not linked to the gas grid, director general of the...
  • Green Energy Helps Save Water
    Close to 1 billion kilowatt hours of electricity was generated from alternative energy sources in the last fiscal that ended on March 20. This volume of clean energy helped reduce emission of 720,...
  • The Energy Ministry is planning to promote renewable energy for mining cryptocurrencies.
  • Isfahan Expanding Solar Energy
    Construction of a 10 megawatt solar farm in Barzak City, Kashan County in Isfahan Province began on Sunday in the presence of the deputy energy minister, Homayoun Haeri.  
  • Green Growth Is Nowhere, Thanks to Subsidized Energy
    Consuming unlimited volumes of oil derivatives and gas for heating and not converting it to value added products means wasting national resources and imposing a heavy burden on future generations,...
  • Iran: Renewables in Expansion Mode
    Fifty-five million dollars was allocated for the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba) in this Persian calendar year (March 2020-2021) and will be doubled next year to $102...
  • Fossil Fuel: A Thing of the Past
    Fossil fuel is on its way out. Most countries, even oil-rich states are slowly but steadily shifting to green power as they grapple with the scale and scope of ecological disasters (climate change...
  • Clean Energy Capacity Expanding in 3 Regions
    An estimated 140,700 kilowatt hours of electricity was produced by solar power plants in Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad Province in southwest Iran in the first eight months of the current calendar year to...
  • Building Solar Power Plants in Desert Areas Not Feasible
    Iran is located in an arid and semi-arid region with over 300 sunny days in many parts that makes it suitable for harnessing solar energy. However, according to the deputy energy minister,...
  • Renewables Gain Momentum
    Production of renewable energy in Iran has surpassed 5.47 billion kilowatt hours since 2009. If this volume was produced by thermal plants that consume gas as feedstock, more than 1.55 billion...
  • 5th Iran Renewable Energy Confab Slated for Dec. 16
    The 5th (online) Iran Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (Iran REC 2020) will be held virtually on December 16. Iran Renewable Energy Association is organizing the event in collaboration...
  • Construction of Biggest Solar Farm Underway in Fars Province
    Construction of Iran’s largest solar farm has begun in the north of Fars Province, the governor said. “The project is being carried out by Merat International Group in cooperation with foreign...
  • Largest Solar Panel Plant in Ardabil Nearing Completion
    The largest solar panel manufacturing plant in Iran will be launched in Ardabil Province early next year (starts March 2021), the governor said Thursday. “Built by a private company, the factory...
  • 10 MW Solar Farm for County in Yazd
    Construction of a 10 megawatt solar farm in Bafq County, Yazd Province, will start soon. To be built on 20 hectares in the central dry region, Ghadir Solar Power Plant is expected to come online...
  • Use of Rooftop PV Panels Growing in S. Khorasan
    In the next two years, 7,500 five-kilowatt rooftop photovoltaic panels will be installed for households in South Khorasan Province. The eastern province has great potential to produce clean energy...
  • Yazd, Alborz Expand Solar Footprint
    Construction of a solar section of Yazd Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Power Plant started Saturday. Upon completion the plant will have generation capacity of 467 megawatts, the Energy Ministry...
  • South Khorasan, Lorestan Bet on Solar Farms
    To make optimum use of the open space in holy shrines and associated property in South Khorasan Province, installation of 22 small-scale solar power farms has long been on the agenda and 12 are...

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