Solar panel station commissioned at Iran’s Urmia University
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 17
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
A 400-kilowatt solar panel station has been commissioned in the Urmia University of the city of Urmia in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province, university’s chancellor Rahim Hobnaghi told IRNA, Trend reports.
According to him, the station provides 20 percent of the university's electricity.
Hobnaghi added that the station was created on an area of 7,000 square meters and utilizes 1,344 solar panels.
"The station can generate 840 megawatts of electricity annually. The operation of this station will prevent 500 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually,” he said.
Hobnaghi said that 30 billion rials (app. $714,000) were spent for the establishment of the station.
Urmia University has more than 25,000 students, employees and teachers.