Iran electricity consumption

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  • electricity 2021-08-14 13:04

    Tehranis account for 15% of Iran’s total power consumption

    TEHRAN – Capital Tehran accounts for 15 percent of Iran’s total electricity consumption, an official with the country’s Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) announced.

  • electricity 2021-08-09 15:13

    Tavanir might cut electricity supply to industries to manage consumption surge

    TEHRAN - Mohammad-Hassan Motevalizadeh, the managing director of Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir), has announced the possibility of imposing electricity supply limitations for industrial subscribers, IRIB reported on Monday.

  • electricity 2021-07-26 15:55

    Daily electricity demand in Iran tops 65,000 MW

    TEHRAN - Daily electricity consumption in Iran is currently over 65,000 megawatts (65 gigawatts), nearly 11,000 MW more than the country’s current power generation, Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi has said.

  • industry 2021-07-17 16:31

    Iranian Industrial parks lack 8GW of electricity

    TEHRAN - The deputy head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO) has said the country’s industrial parks currently lack 8,000 megawatts (MW) [eight gigawatts] of electricity which could be provided through small-scale power plants.

  • electricity 2021-07-11 16:14

    Iran rises electricity imports from neighbors

    TEHRAN - Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said the country has increased the electricity imports from three neighboring countries to offset the surge in domestic demand, IRNA reported.

  • power plant 2021-07-11 13:56

    Industry, energy ministries to ink MOU for building power plants

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ministries of Energy and Industry, Mining and Trade are going to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) within a week for collaboration in constructing 13 power plants for industrial units across the country.

  • electricity 2021-07-10 14:05

    Cabinet approves new directives for managing electricity outages

    TEHRAN - Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Saturday announced the cabinet’s new resolution for organizing systematic power outages for the household and commercial units and to prevent blackouts in the country, IRNA reported.

  • electricity 2021-07-07 16:23

    Iran nearly zeroes electricity exports amid surging domestic demand

    TEHRAN - Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said on Wednesday the country has stopped electricity exports to neighboring countries due to the surge in domestic demand and only 50 megawatts (MW) of electricity is exported to Afghanistan at the moment.

  • electricity 2021-07-06 14:39

    Electricity consumption breaks new record amid heatwave

    TEHRAN - Daily electricity consumption in Iran reached 66,250 megawatts (66.25 gigawatts) on Monday to register a new record in the history of Iran’s electricity industry as a new heatwave has blanketed the country over the past few days, IRNA reported.

  • 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 plant 2021-06-18 14:41

    Over 990MW of overhauled power plants to come on stream in summer

    TEHRAN - Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) has announced that overhaul operations of 992-megawatt (MW) capacity of power plants will be finished soon and the mentioned plants will come on stream for the summertime peak consumption period.

  • electricity 2021-05-24 13:54

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Power outages in Iran, reasons & solutions

    TEHRAN – With the early arrival of the hot season across Iran, once again the issue of electricity shortage and systematic power outages has come under the spotlight. These days Iranians are left in the dark for several hours each day based on a pre-planned outage program implemented by the Energy Ministry.

  • electricity 2021-05-22 16:27

    Energy Ministry cuts off power of 4 govt. entities for over-consumption

    TEHRAN - Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said the ministry has cut the power of four major government entities for violation of consumption criteria set by the ministry.

  • Power network 2021-05-19 12:26

    Electricity consumption up 7,000-8,000 MW in 2 months on year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s deputy energy minister for electricity affairs announced that power consumption in the country has risen 7,000-8,000 megawatts (MW) since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year.

  • electricity 2021-05-14 13:42

    Tehranis must save 1,540MW of electricity in summer to prevent blackouts

    TEHRAN - Managing Director of Tehran Electricity Distribution Company said Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) has allocated 7,253 megawatts (MW) of electricity for Tehran province during summer, so considering the current consumption level Tehrani households must save 1,540 MW in summer to prevent blackouts.

  • electricity 2021-04-23 14:45

    Monthly electricity consumption up 22%

    TEHRAN- Electricity consumption increased 22 percent in Iran during the past Iranian calendar month (March 21- April 21), as compared to the same month in the past year, the managing director of Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (TAVANIR) announced.

  • electricity 2021-04-19 13:04

    Power of Hope program boosts number of low consuming subscribers by 4%

    TEHRAN- Iranian Energy Ministry's Spokesman for Electricity Industry Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi announced that the implementation of the “Power of Hope” program has increased the number of low consuming subscribers by four percent.

  • power bill 2021-04-13 12:45

    Electricity bills increase 33% for high consuming subscribers

    TEHRAN- The managing director of Iran’s Power Generation and Distribution Company (TAVANIR) announced a 33-percent increase in electricity prices for high consuming subscribers who will not reduce their consumption by the next Iranian calendar month Ordibehesht (begins on April 20).

  • Electricity 2021-03-16 10:45

    Incentive program reduces electricity consumption in Iran

    TEHRAN – Implementation of a program by the Iranian Energy Ministry for rewarding efficient electricity subscribers with a 100 percent discount on their bills, has reduced the number of high-consuming subscribers across the country by 6.1 percent.

  • SATKAB 2021-02-15 15:57

    Startup idea to save Iran over $3.5b by reducing power consumption

    TEHRAN – An Iranian startup has come up with a plan whose implementation is going to prevent the loss of over 600 megawatts (MW) of electricity worth more than 150 trillion rials (about $3.57 billion) in the country’s power plants.

  • electricity 2021-01-03 12:54

    Electricity consumption breaks 40GW winter record

    TEHRAN - Daily electricity consumption in Iran reached 40,342 megawatts (40.34 gigawatts) on Saturday to register the highest power consumption recorded during the winter season so far, IRNA reported.

  • Free water, gas, and electricity for 30 million Iranians 2020-12-16 21:04

    Free water, gas, and electricity for 30 million Iranians

    TEHRAN - The Iranian government has approved a plan to provide some 35 percent of the country’s 83 million population with free water, electricity, and gas in a bid to support low-income families.

  • electricity 2020-08-31 14:09

    Incentive packages expected to reduce electricity consumption by 10%

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Ministry’s program for rewarding efficient electricity subscribers with 100 percent discount on their bills is expected to reduce the country’s electricity consumption by 10 percent, IRNA reported.

  • electricity 2020-08-24 15:39

    Energy-efficient households to get 100% discount on electricity bills

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Monday that his ministry is going to award low-consuming electricity subscribers with 100 percent discount on their bills, IRNA reported.

  • electricity 2020-08-23 14:44

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Incentive packages help energy ministry pass summer without blackouts

    TEHRAN – Managing electricity consumption by various sectors including households, agriculture, and industry, and reducing the consumption of fossil fuels used by the power plants has become one of the major issues of the governments in many developing countries and Iran is no exception.

  • electricity 2020-08-11 13:08

    Electricity consumption in Iran soars once again

    TEHRAN – Iran’s daily electricity consumption once again exceeded the 57,000 megawatts (MW) red line on Monday evening to settle at 57,2019 MW, IRNA reported.

  • Ardakanian 2020-08-09 15:21

    Summer peak period passes without blackout

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Sunday that the summer peak electricity consumption period has been passed without any pre-planned blackouts.

  • Ardakanian 2020-07-29 15:41

    Energy Ministry considering incentive packages to manage electricity consumption

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister said on Wednesday that his ministry is considering new incentive packages for low-consuming households and industrial electricity subscribers, IRIB reported.

  • electricity 2020-07-24 13:33

    Power consumption by agricultural sector up 4%

    TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Ministry’s Spokesman for Electricity Industry, Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, has said that the electricity consumption by the agricultural sector has increased by four percent in the current Iranian calendar year compared to the previous year.

  • electricity 2020-07-21 15:10

    ‘No blackouts expected for summer peak period’

    TEHRAN - Energy Ministry’s Spokesman for Electricity Industry, Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi said on Tuesday that the country’s power network is in a stable condition and no power outage is expected to occur during the summer peak period.