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€3bn Siemens Credit Line on the way

By John Lee. Germany’s Siemens is reported to be preparing to provide 3 billion euros in financing for rail and power projects in Iran. Deputy Minister of Road and Urban Development for International Affairs, Asghar Fakhriyeh-Kashan, said on Tuesday: “Through financing a number of construction projects, Siemens plans to enter into a joint venture with […]

Power Generation Capacity exceeds 77,000 MW

Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian announced that the country’s nominal capacity to produce electricity has surpassed 77,000 megawatts (MW). Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency on Monday, Falahatian said over the past year, the country’s power generation capacity has increased by about 2,000 MW. With the coming into service of three gas units of […]

Finnish Co to supply Gas Power Plants to Iran

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply engineering and equipment deliveries for two baseload power plants to Iranian energy companies Baran Niroo Beshel Co. and Tamin Niroo Saam Co. This is a breakthrough project as Wärtsilä is supplying the first decentralised power plants of its kind to Iran, showing results from our efforts to support […]

Iran’s Power Generation Capacity to Rise by 3,000 MW

Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian said the country’s nominal capacity to produce electricity would increase by 3,000 megawatts (MW) by the next summer. Speaking at a ceremony to begin the construction of a power station in the southwestern city of Andimeshk in Khuzestan Province on Wednesday, Falahatian said the country’s power generation capacity is […]

Iran Welcomes S. Korean Investments in Energy, Railroad

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated the country’s willingness to promote relations with South Korea in all spheres, saying the Islamic Republic welcomes investments from the East Asian nation in energy and railroad sectors. Speaking at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart on the sidelines of the second annual meeting of parliament speakers of […]

Iran Inaugurates New Hydropower Plant

Iran on Thursday inaugurated a new hydroelectric power plant that increased the country’s hydropower generation capacity to around 12,000 megawatts. Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian on Thursday opened the hydropower plant at ‘Roodbar’ dam, in Aligoodarz, the western province of Lorestan. According to the minister, inauguration of the plant helped the total hydropower generation capacity of […]

Iran, Hungary to Develop Mini Nuclear Power Plant

Iran and Hungary have agreed to cooperate in a joint mini nuclear power plant project, a Hungarian official announced. Tehran and Budapest will create a small nuclear reactor for scientific and educational purposes, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff Janos Lazar said on Thursday. “When the Prime Minister was there, we undertook to take […]

Tender for Karun II Dam and Power Station

Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company (IWPCO) has invited tenders for the Karun II Dam and Power Plant project in Khuzestan province. The project is being offered through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis. The Karun I and Karun III dams are located downstream and upstream of Karun II, […]

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 […]