Iran to commission 28 renewable energy power plants by year endChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 23, 2020
Director General of Iranian Renewable Energy Organization, Ali Shabnavard said on Thursday that some 28 renewable energy power plants will be operational by the end of the current Iranian year.
He noted that based on the feedback achieved from relevant experts about construction of renewable energy power plants with Iran's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization about executive works of 54 power plants by the end of September 2020, it is anticipated that 28 renewable power plants will be operational by the end of the current Iranian year.
By utilizing the new power plants, it will inject over 493.5 thousand kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity from renewable sources into the national grid and will manage to save the country 140 million cubic meters of fossil fuels, 109 million liters of water, and carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 318,000 tons in the national electricity generation process. ■