Iran builds fuel storage facilities for power plants
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 24
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iran has established fuel storage facilities with 3.3 billion liter capacity for power plants.
Gholamreza Mehrdad, an official with Iran's Power Generation Transmission and Distribution Management Company (TAVANIR), said according to a new approval of the Supreme National Security Council, this volume should be adequate for 45 days of consumption, Iran's Mehr news agency reported on Dec. 24.
Moreover, facilities for storing 1.7 billion liters of mazut have been established, he said, adding that liquid fuel is being supplied to 21 power plants via pipelines.
According to TAVANIR, Iran's power plants have consumed 38.5 billion cubic meters of gas, 6.5 billion liters of gasoil, and 7 billion liters of mazut since the beginning of the current year (March 21) till Dec. 12.