BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jun. 2
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The renewable energy power plants in Iran generated about 178 million kilowatt-hours of electricity in the 3rd month of the current Iranian year (May 22 through June 21, 2021), Trend reports citing the statistics of the Iranian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization.
"As a result of the operation of these power plants in Iran for 3rd month, 51 million cubic meters of gas were saved in the consumption of fossil fuels," the statistics said.
In addition, 39 million liters of water were saved in Iran as a result of the operation of the renewable energy power plants within the third month, the statistics said.
According to the statistics, with the operation of these power plants in Iran, the spread of 115,000 tons of CO2 gas was prevented within the mentioned month.
"Over the 3rd month, the solar panel stations generated 433-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 statistics said.
In general, 6.37 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity were generated by renewable energy power plants in Iran by the end of the third month of the current Iranian year (June 21, 2021).
Also, the consumption of 1.81 billion cubic meters of gas, 1.4 billion liters of water were saved and the spread of 4.27 million tons of greenhouse gases (CO2) was prevented as a result of the operation of these power plants in Iran so far, the statistics said.