Iranian power plants consume over 14.3B liters of liquid fuel
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 2
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran's power plants consumed over 14.3 billion liters of fuel in the first 255 days of the current Iranian year, which began on March 21.
Fuel consumption increased by 7 billion liters, equaling 18 percent, compared to the same period in the previous year, Iran's Shana news agency reported Dec. 2.
During the mentioned period of time, 6.9 billion liters of gas oil and 7.4 billion liters of mazut were supplied to power plants. Also, 37.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas were supplied to power plants, a 7 billion cubic meters rise year on year.
In the previous fiscal year, Iran delivered around 36 billion cubic meters of gas to its power plants and consumed around 27 billion liters of mazut and gas oil to generate electricity.
But the officials announced that they will increase gas delivery to power plants up to 42 billion cubic meters in the current year.
According to the oil ministry, Iran's power plants averagely consumed 77 million liters of liquid fuel in the previous year.
Edited by CN