BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 5
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The renewable energy power plants in Iran generated about 140 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in the 1st month of the current Iranian year (March 21 through 20 April 2021), Trend reports citing the report of the Iranian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization.
“As a result of the operation of these power plants in Iran for 1st month, 40 million cubic meters of gas were saved in the consumption of fossil fuels,” the statistics said.
In addition, 31 million liters of water were saved in Iran as a result of the operation of the renewable energy power plants within the first month, the statistics said.
According to the statistics, with the operation of these power plants in Iran, the spread of 91,000 tons of CO2 gas were prevented.
“Over the 1st month, the solar panel stations generated 429-megawatt hours of electricity, wind turbines – 308-megawatt-hours, small hydropower plants – 104 megawatt-hours, waste heat recovery stations – 13.6-megawatt hours, biomass stations - 10.5 megawatt-hours and turbo-expander -9.6 megawatt-hours. And these stations accounted for 49, 35, 12, 2, 1, 1 percent of the total generation volume, respectively,” the report said.