Iran’s daily power exchange with neighbors over 2,000MW
Tehran, Iran, October 9
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Iran exchanged more than 2,000 megawatts of power with its neighbors on October 8.
For the day, Iran exported 1,428 megawatts of power while importing 603 megawatts, adding up to 2,031 megawatts, Ministry of Energy’s News Agency reported October 9.
Also for the day, the peak power consumption in Iran was registered at 38,856 megawatts, 3,026 megawatts more than the same day last year.
The country’s industrial sector on October 8 consumed 4,040 megawatts power.
Iran’s power storage in its nightly peak reached 7,118 megawatts during the mentioned time.
Iran exchanges power with Armenia, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Iran’s installed power generation capacity is 74,000 megawatts. One percent of it is nuclear generated, less than one percent comes from new energy sources, and the rest is hydro or fossil fuel generated.