Number of renewable energy power plants in Iran revealed
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 5
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
More than 4,000 small solar panel plats have been created by citizens in Iran, Jafar Mohammadnejad Sigaroudi, spokesperson for Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization, said, Trend reports referring to Sigaroudi’s Instagram page.
Sigaroudi noted that there are 120 renewable energy power plants in Iran, and their production capacity is 850 megawatts.
The spokesman added that 800 megawatts of this volume are obtained through production and 50 megawatts through energy saving.
Sigaroudi noted that there are 55 solar panel plants, 19 wind power plants, and the rest are renewable energy power plants in Iran.
The spokesman said that most of these power plants were built by the private sector.
Earlier, Sigaroudi said that building solar panel plats on top of apartments could create permanent income for families and prevent the outflow of the population to big cities.
The spokesman noted that solar panel plants installed in some regions of Iran have reduced the outflow of village residents to the city, and they sell the electricity produced by solar panel plants to be further transferred to Iran’s electricity grid.