The current year in Uzbekistan is held under the motto "For human dignity".
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for further development of renewable and clean energy sources, such as civilian nuclear energy, to replace fossil fuels.
Iranian Energy Ministry and some of the country’s private contractors signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) on Sunday for cooperation in the construction of renewable power plants to generate 10,000 megawatts (10 gigawatts) of electricity across the country.
Renewables account for about seven percent of Iran’s total power generation, versus natural gas’ 90 percent share.
Today, the use of renewable energy such as wind is one of the main options for energy production in the world, Iran should produce a thousand megawatts of wind energy per year, according to the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (2016-2021).
Renewable water resources have decreased by 30 percent over the last four decades, while Iran’s population has increased by about 2.5 times, Qasem Taqizadeh, deputy minister of energy, has stated
According to the data released by Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (known as SATBA), the country’s renewable power plants generated over 89 million kilowatt-hours (Kwh) of electricity in the last month of the previous Iranian calendar year (February 19- March 20).
Iran’s capacity for renewable power production reached 825 megawatts, according to the data released by Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday opened 10 new major energy projects with an investment of 19 trillion rials (nearly 100 million).
Iran is capable of building wind power plants in the country with a total capacity of over 7,000 megawatts (MW), said the spokesman of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization, known by the local acronym SATBA.