Report: Iran traded 1.687GW of electricity on Monday

Business Materials 12 November 2013 12:37 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 12

By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran traded 1.687 gig watts (GW) of electricity with its neighbours on Monday, IRIB reported.

The country exported 1.315GW of electricity to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Armenia and Turkey, while importing 372 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Armenia and Turkmenistan.

Iran currently trades power with Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq.

The country's power generation capacity is currently at 68.38GW.

Iran seeks to become a major regional exporter of electricity and has attracted more than $1.1 billion in investments for the construction of three new power plants.