TEHRAN, Iran, Sep. 14
An official of Iran`s Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Power Distribution Company said 24 solar power plants will be handed over to the residents of 4 villages of Bahmaei and Margon cities of this province.
“Transferring the electricity networks to these villages was difficult and costly,” an official of Iran`s Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Power Distribution Company Gholamabbas Afras said, Trend reports citing IRNA.
“Chehtoon and Chah Chehel villages in Bahmaei and Tang Khoshk Zeilaei and Deli Tango in Margon city are the villages that will soon benefit from the electricity produced by the solar power plants,” he added.
He went on to say that the credit for handing over these solar power plants to the villagers of these two cities has been estimated at over $2 million.
He emphasized that projects of supplying electricity to these four villages started December last year, which is now ready for operation.
Afras said that “Currently, more than 1,760 villages with a family population of over 56,000 households in the province enjoy the sustainable electricity.”
“95, 1-kilowatt of the home solar electric system were handed over to residents of 13 villages in the province,” he added.
Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province have a population of more than 723,000, of which about 44 percent live in rural areas, IRNA reported.
The number of electricity subscribers in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province is 265,000, of which about 210,000 were rural electricity subscribers