Solar panel stations to be put into operation in Iran's Ardabil Province
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 1
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Two solar panel stations and 1 electrical substation will be commissioned in the Ardabil Province (northwestern Iran) on September 3, Trend reports citing Ministry of Energy of Iran.
According to the report, a total of 2.15 trillion rials (about $51.3 million) was spent on the construction of these stations and substation.
“About 2 trillion rials (about $47.6 million) was spent on the construction of 230-kilovolt substation. This substation was established to transport and distribute 140 volt amperes of electricity, reliable electricity supply, reduce electricity loss,” the report said.
According to the report, the 200-kilowatt-hours solar panel station can produce a total of 326,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity. The commissioning of this station will save 110,000 cubic meters of natural gas per year and prevent the release of 274 tons of CO2 into the environment. It will also save 87.4 cubic meters of water per year.
In addition, the 1.5-megawatt hours solar panel station will save 850,000 cubic meters of gas per year, prevent the release of 2,050 tons of CO2 into the environment and will save 655 cubic meters of water, the report noted.