NIGC supplies power plants with 285mcm of gas per day

July 10, 2018 - 18:3

TEHRAN- National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has been supplying the power plants in the country with 285 million cubic meters (mcm) of gas per day since the beginning of summer, Mehdi Jamshidi Dana, the dispatching director in NIGC, announced.

The official said that this amount of gas meets the whole need of power plants for fuel, Shana news agency reported on Tuesday.
In order to expand cooperation with the Energy Ministry and also with Iran’s Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Management Company (known as Tavanir) for generation of more electricity, NIGC has made necessary coordination and planning for supplying more gas to the power plants, the director further noted.
He put the amount of gas supplied to the country’s power plants at over 67.5 billion cubic meters in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2018) and said that this amount has been more than 90 percent of the power plants’ need for duel.


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