Renewable energy is a practical, affordable solution to our electricity needs. By ramping up renewable energy, we can:
- Reduce air pollution
- Cut global warming emissions
- Create new jobs and industries
- Diversify our power supply
- Decrease dependence on coal and other fossil fuels
- Move the country toward a cleaner, healthier energy future
In Iran SUNA, the governmental organization responsible for renewable energies has taken effective steps in planning, policy making, providing solutions and publicizing information in this field such as: studying research policies for specifying the framework of country’s renewable energy strategy, wind and other renewable energy resources development plan and other activities on promotion and publicizing such as participation in exhibitions, organizing of training courses, arranging scientific visits from power generation sites from renewable sources and publishing books and specialized publications.
At the same time, SUNA has played a key role and effectively cooperated with the Renewable Energy Headquarters of Vice-Presidency for Science & Technology with the aim of creating synergy among all those having a role in promotion of renewable energy in the country.
AzmaTech is ready to consult and cooperate with international credible investors and stakeholders in the renewable energy section to help them, effectively and successfully, execute and commission new projects from its beginning and scratch, documentations, legal issues and required permissions till operation,finishing and utilization.
Appropriate government incentives could be an important tool to speed deployment and reduce costs for clean energy technologies in Iran. In recent years there has been vast governmental supports for renewables like wind and solar power and there have been made a considerable efforts, activities and contracts to make renewable power plants specially solar plants in Iran by cooperation of various international companies and investors.
In line with sustainable development, we can term the allocation of specific credit line for imposing a levy of 30 Rials per kWh for consumption of electricity (article 69 of year 1392 [2013-2014] budget law) and the permission for concluding buyback contracts with state owned and private sector investors using local equipment up to a ceiling of a hundred and twenty thousand billion Rials (article 19 of year 1392 budget law). Iran’s policy of generating at least 5 % of its power from renewable sources of energy by 2020 equivalent to around 5 GW.