BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 18. Renewable energy power plants in Iran generated a total of 148 million kilowatt-hours of electricity for the 1st month of the current Iranian year (March 21 through April 20, 2022), Trend reports via the statistics of the Iranian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization.
"As a result of the operation of these power plants in Iran for the 1st month, 40 million cubic meters of gas were saved during consumption of fossil fuels," the statistics said.
In addition, 33 million liters of water were saved in Iran as a result of the operation of the renewable energy power plants over the 1st month.
According to the statistics, with the operation of these power plants in Iran, the spread of 83,000 tons of CO2 gas was prevented within the mentioned month.
"Over the 1st month, the solar panel stations generated 490 megawatt-hours of electricity, wind turbines – 324 megawatt-hours, small hydroelectric power plants – 100 megawatt-hours, biomass power plants – 14.4 megawatt-hours and turbo-expanders – 9.6 megawatt-hours," the statistics said.
In general, 7.76 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity were generated by renewable energy power plants in Iran by the end of the 1st month of the current Iranian year (January 20, 2022).
Also, the consumption of 2.2 billion cubic meters of gas, and 1.7 billion liters of water were saved and the spread of 5.15 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.
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