As excitement builds around the potential PV market in Iran, German consultancy company Planet in Green agreed a 20 year power purchase agreement for a large-scale PV plant near to Tehran.
Iran is offering foreign and private domestic companies tax incentives and long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) to encourage investment and development of renewable energy generation projects in the country. Continue reading “Iran offers renewables investment incentives”
Between 750 MW and 800 MW of renewable energy generation capacity will be installed in Iran in the country’s current calender year. Most of this capacity will come from solar and wind. Meanwhile, the country has reached approximately 22 MW of cumulative installed solar capacity, as of the end of February 2017. Continue reading “Iran’s PV market expected to see strong growth over next 12 months”
Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said earlier this week that the Finance Ministry had approved foreign investments in the country’s renewable energy industry worth $3 billion.
Panid Engineering Co., a private domestic firm based in Tehran, has reportedly reached an agreement with US-based Pall Corporation to build a plant for manufacturing filters for the oil industry, the managing director said.
“Talks were held between Panid and a delegation from the American company on the sidelines of the 22nd Continue reading “official collaboration between Iranian and American manufacturers in the petroleum sector”
Energy demand is expected to increase considerably in the coming years, particularly in developing countries as a result of population growth, economic development and rapid urbanization. This has necessitated a shift away from traditional fossil fuels to alternative renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power. Continue reading “Green & Profitable: Investment in Solar Power in Iran”
According to the report from Public Relations of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization of Iran (SATBA), on the implementation of instruction No 5/44404/100/30 dated January 12th 2017 from the Ministry of Energy, all the applicants who have sent their request for the renewable and clean power plant’s construction license Continue reading “The Ministry of Energy announced the fee for construction, extension and amendment of renewable power plants”
The largest solar power plant with the capacity of 10 MW was operated in province of Isfahan with the presence of Minister of energy and some of national and provincial authorities.
According to the report from public relations of renewable energy and energy efficiency organization of Iran (SATBA), this power plant was constructed by the cooperation of international power and energy investment Company (Ghadir) and its foreign partner from Greece in the province of Isfahan.
The first Iran- EU business forum in the field of renewable energy was hold with the presence of Mr. Chichian the Minister of energy, Mr. Adnan Amin the director general of International renewable energy agency, Mr. Canete the commissioner of European Union, Ms. Susanna Terstal the ambassador of Netherland and other national and international officials in the ministry of energy in Tehran.