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Tehran, Moscow Start Construction of Power Plant at Bandar Abbas

Iran and Russia have started constructing a thermal power plant in the southern city of Bandar Abbas, a report said. According to the report carried by Sputnik on Monday, Tehran and Moscow began the construction of the thermal power plant during a ceremony attended by Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. The plant, with a capacity […]

Iran keen to Increase Electricity Supply to Pakistan to 3,000 MW

By John Lee. Iran is reported to be keen to increase its electricity supply to Pakistan from 130 megawatts to 3,000 megawatts. According to Pakwired, the Iranian Consul General to Pakistan, Ahmad Mohammadi, told an event in Karachi: “The expansion of ties with neighboring countries is one of the priorities of Iran’s foreign policy and […]

Iran to spend $3bn on Renewable Energy

By John Lee. Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian (pictured) has said that Iran plans to invest $3 billion in renewable energy power plants. Speaking at a ceremony to launch three 7-megawatt solar power plants in Hamedan, he said 5,000 megawatts of renewable power would be created during the sixth Five-Year Development Plan. (Source: TradeArabia)

Iran Invited to Invest in Kyrgyzstan Hydropower Plants

Kyrgyzstan’s National Energy Holding Company has urged Iran to invest in Upper Naryn Cascade hydropower plants, Kambar-Ata-1 HPP, the company said on Friday. Officials of the company said during a Kyrgyzstan-Iran business forum on Friday that Iran has been invited to invest in construction of the power plants. Kyrgyzstan’s hydropower capacity is estimated at 142 […]

Daewoo signs Power Plant Deal in Iran

By John Lee. South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction has signed a contract to build a 500-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power plant in Iran’s southeastern city of Kerman. The estimated value is some $500 million. Under the deal with Iranian investment firm Omid, Daewoo E&C will team with the state-run Korea Western Power and Gohar Energy […]

Iran to set up Renewable Energy Projects in Kazakhstan

By John Lee. Iran and Kazakhstan have agreed on plans to set up eight renewable energy projects in southern Kazakhstan, according to Trade Arabia. The projects include a photovoltaic power station (also known as a solar park), reported Iran Daily News, citing Kazakhstan’s Minister of Investments and Development. The agreement will focus on key areas […]

Iran, Russia sign $2.5bn Construction, Energy Deals

By John Lee. Trade Arabia reports that Russia and Iran have signed a $2.5-billion deal on construction of a thermal power plant in southern Iran and electrification of a railway line. The power station is to be built in Bandar Abbas, while the railway line connects the towns of Garmsar and Incheborun. The countries also […]

Russia to Finance Thermal Power Station in Iran

Under a contract signed by the energy ministers, Russia will provide financing for the construction of a brand-new thermal power station in southern Iran. In a meeting in Tehran this week, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak signed a contract on the construction of the plant, including four 350-megawatt thermal […]

FMs Consider Renovating Power Plants with Japanese Loan

Foreign ministers of Iran and Japan have discussed plans for renovation of two thermal power plants in Iran, to be financed by Japan. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart in Tokyo on Wednesday, Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said negotiations have been held on renovation of two thermal power plants in […]

Iran, Romania sign $700m Energy Deal

By John Lee. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has signed an agreement with Romania to build a 1,000-megawatt power station near the Iraqi border. The project signed between Pichak Sanat Ilam Company of Iran and the Romanian side calls for investment of up $700 million, 70 percent of which will be sourced by the […]