Iran’s power outages


  • Electricity 2019-05-21 22:07

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran electricity issue: should we expect blackouts again?

    In the past decade, constant temperature rising and significant decrease of rainfalls across Iran has put the country in a hard situation regarding electricity supply during peak consumption periods,

  • Ardakanian 2018-08-17 18:06

    Up to 9GW of new power capacity needed to avoid outages: energy min.

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the country needs to add up to 9 gigawatts (GW) of power generation capacity in order to be able to avoid electricity outages in the next summer, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • power 2018-07-19 11:25

    By: Ebrahim Fallahi

    The reason for Iran’s power outages: exports or infrastructure?

    Since starting of the summer, an intense heat-wave has been blanketing over most of the cities of Iran, leading to an over-usage of airconditioning appliances and a significant jump in electricity consumption among the household consumers. The situation has led to a series of daily power outages across the country which has affected many businesses and people adversely.