Iran REC 2018 running in Tehran

October 9, 2018

TEHRAN- Iran’s 3rd International Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (Iran REC 2018) kicked off on Tuesday in IRIB Conference Center in Tehran, IRIB reported.

Energy Ministry’s macro policies for renewable energy, the latest status of renewable energy in Iran, the country’s energy outlook, and strategy of variety in the energy basket of country are some of the main pivots of the two-day conference which gathers a number of Iranian and foreign companies’ representatives as well as university professors together to discuss resolutions for a better use of renewable resources.

Addressing the conference, Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that renewable energy capacity in the country is planned to rise 500 megawatts (MW) to reach 1100 MW by the next summer.

Renewables, including hydropower, account for just six percent of energy generation in Iran, versus natural gas’ 90 percent share.

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