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. 

  • 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...
  • Renewables Shows the Way
    Putting a gradual end to fossil-fuel based sources from the energy mix and replacing it with renewables is the demand of wisdom, a lecturer at Sharif University of Technology said. “Not only does...
  • Fars Increases Share of Green Energy
    To help boost renewables, close to 33 megawatts of electricity was added to green energy production, managing director of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (aka Satba) announced...
  • Solar Power Helping Nomads
    By the end of next Iranian year (March 2022), the number of nomadic households using solar energy will double, head of Nomads Affairs Organization of Iran said. Now “25,000 nomad households have...
  • Iran: 25% of Power Output in 2019 From Renewables
    Almost 25% of the electricity produced in the last fiscal (ended in March) was generated from renewable sources (steam, water, nuclear, wind and solar), chief executive officer of Iran’s Thermal...
  • Iran Adding Green Energy Capacity
    Installed capacity of renewable energy in Iran had a 4-fold increase in the past five years. In 2015, the capacity of new energy sources was 200 megawatts. It reached 800 MW in 2019, the Energy...
  • Solar Manufacturing Picks Up in Yazd
    A solar power plant in Yazd Province will come online by the end of summer, managing director of Yazd Regional Electricity Company said. “The 10 megawatt farm will increase solar power output in...
  • Green Energy Gets a Shot in the Arm From Majlis
    The Majlis has passed a law stating that 25% of the value added tax on the electricity bills should go for promoting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (Satba), director...
  • Renewable Sector Facing Risks From Unforeseen Quarters
    The International Energy Agency has predicted that the world will add 1,200 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2024, a 50% increase on what’s in place now. That would see renewables’ share of global...
  • Solar Power for Nomads in South Khorasan
    South Khorasan governor says 10,000 solar panels will be distributed among nomads in the province. “South Khorasan nomads are a productive and influential community in the provincial economy. We...
  • Iran’s Energy Subsidy Policy Is Dysfunctional; Clean Energy a Far Cry
    Given the highly contentious policy of subsidizing fossil fuels, clean energy will not get the voice and space it deserves, a board member of Iran Renewable Energy Association (IrREA) said. “...
  • Iran: Renewable Energy Is the Solution
    Gas-powered power plants generate over 80% of Iran’s electricity and if there are problems with natural gas supplies to these units there will be power outages. This issue can and should be...
  • Solar Rooftops Will Augment Income of Deprived Families
    A total of 2,000 rooftop photovoltaic panels, each with a capacity of 5 kilowatts, will be set up for underprivileged families in North Khorasan Province by the end of the next fiscal (March 2021...
  • Tehran Solar Power in Expansion Mode
    Two solar power plants in Rey and Damavand counties of Tehran Province were inaugurated Tuesday. A 12.7 megawatt solar power plant in Shahr-e-Rey City in the south and an 8.4 MW photovoltaic power...
  • Hamedan Expanding Green Energy Footprint
    A new photovoltaic power station in Hamedan Province was synchronized with the national power grid on Thursday.  
  • Manjil Wind Power Making Its Mark
    Electricity generated in Manjil wind farm in Gilan Province (with an installed capacity of 90 megawatts), surged 80% in 2019 compared to the year before, head of the provincial power company said...
  • Capacity of Renewable Power Ignored
    Iran has enough potential to produce higher amounts of electricity from renewable sources while the current power output from it is less than 1,000 MW, vice president of Iran Electrical Industry...
  • Slow But Steady Transition to Clean Energy
    Producing clean energy has helped reduce greenhouse gases by as much as 3,000 tons over the past eight months. Renewable energy sources in Iran (solar and wind power plants) generated over 350...
  • Renewables Can Help Curb Gas Consumption in Iran
    Renewable energy can lower demand for natural gas by diversifying energy supplies, a consultant to the Energy Ministry’s Niroo Research Institute said. “With more renewables less gas will be...
  • South Khorasan Solar Energy Expanding
    A 10 megawatt photovoltaic power plant built by GEP (a South African solar power developer) in the town of Khusf, South Khorasan Province was synchronized with the national power grid on Saturday,...
  • Renewable Power Expansion Behind Schedule: Satba
    According to the sixth Five Year Economic Development Plan (2017-22), renewable energy should comprise 5% of the total power capacity; however, this share is hardly 1% indicating that expansion of...
  • 50 MW Wind Farm in NW Comes on Stream
    A 50 megawatt wind farm in Aqkand City, Mianeh County, East Azarbaijan Province, was launched Wednesday. Aqkand wind farm can generate 175,000 megawatt-hours of electricity a year, enough to meet...
  • Solar Power for Rural Folks, Nomads
    In line with the expansion of renewable electricity, 20,000 small solar power installations will be set up to supply electricity to 20,000 rural and nomad families. Domestic companies manufacture...

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