Iran’s power outages


  • Power outages 2021-07-11 11:18

    By M.A. Saki

    Remedies for power cuts

    With the arrival of scorching summer, power outages have become frequent in Iran. Low precipitation, which its effects are seen in every part of the country, has exacerbated the situation.

  • electricity 2021-06-26 15:52

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Long-term solutions for electricity crisis

    TEHRAN – Over the past few years, numerous articles and news pieces have been written on Iran’s electricity issues that have become more intensified recently due to the severe drought and the significant increase in the temperature across the country, and also illegal activities of cryptocurrency miners.

  • power network 2021-04-28 15:34

    Tavanir defines 40 programs to prevent power outage in summer

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) said the company has defined 40 programs for maintaining electricity supply and preventing power outages during the hot season peak consumption period.

  • 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.