Iran doubles diesel deliveries to power plants
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 14
By Emil Ilgar - Trend:
During the first two weeks of spring, started on March 20, Iran increased diesel deliveries to power plants by about 91 percent, the latest weekly report of Iran's Energy Ministry said on April 14.
During this period (March 20 to April 3), the gas supplement to power plants decreased by 5.5 percent to 1.46 billion cubic meters, while mazut deliveries decreased by 37.7 percent to 76 million liters year-to-year.
Iranian power plants consumed 21 million liters of diesel in the first two weeks of spring, Iran Energy Ministry's official website reported.
During this time about 6.989 billion kilowatt-hour (kWh) electricity was produced, 160 million kWh was exported (+50 percent Y/Y) and 117 million kWh was imported (-48 percent Y/Y).
Iran plans to add 3,664 MW to the power generation capacity by the end of current fiscal year, started on March 21. Currently the figure stands at 74,095 MW.