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Iranian minister: 1,000 megawatts added to power plant capacity
Iran’s Minister of Energy Ali Akbar Mehrabian says the ministry has increased 1,000 megawatts of electricity to the capacity of the country’s power plants through using knowledge-based techniques and without consuming additional fuel and allocating an extra budget for this purpose.
Afghanistan says to import electricity from Iran
Afghanistan’s electricity distribution company has announced it has reached an agreement with Iran to buy 100 megawatts of electricity.
Iran Shuts Illegal Crypto Mining Fields amid Power Crisis
Iran’s Energy Minister says the police have discovered 3,600 illegal centres of cryptocurrency mining, which used 570 MW of the country's electricity.
Region Plunged into Darkness after Invention of Israel: Iran
Iran’s ambassador to the Azerbaijan Republic has fired back at the Israeli ambassador in the country, after his anti-Iran tweet.
Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Plant to Enter Circuit in Coming Days: Salehi
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says the Bushehr nuclear power plant, which was shut down temporarily last week, will be reconnected to the country's power grid in the coming days.
Production of Every Single Bitcoin Turns Off Lights in 30,000 Homes: Iran
Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the mining of cryptocurrencies must be regulated and punishment should be meted out to illegal miners, as the production of digital currencies consumes a lot of energy.
Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Mining Main Cause of Iran’s Blackouts
Iran’s Energy Ministry has blamed unlicensed cryptocurrency mining activities in the country for the recent power cuts, which have turned into a crisis for the Rouhani administration ahead of the June votes.
Iran Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Until Late September
The Iranian president has warned that it will be forbidden to mine digital currencies until the end of summer as it puts a huge burden on the national power grid.
Energy Minister Apologises to Iranian People for Recent Power Cuts
Iran's energy minister has apologised to citizens for the frequent power outages in the country in recent days.
Iran Inaugurates 13 Major Water, Electricity Projects
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated 13 major national projects in the fields of water and electricity with an investment of over 4.7 trillion tomans.
International Water, Electricity Exhibitions Kick Off in Tehran
Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian has inaugurated the 20th edition of Iran International Water and Waste Water Exhibition (WATEX 2021) and the 16th Iran International Electricity Exhibition (IEE 2021) in Tehran.
Iran to Hold Annual Electricity, Water Exhibitions in Coming Days
The 20th edition of Iran International Water and Waste Water Exhibition (WATEX 2021) and the 16th Iran International Electricity Exhibition (IEE 2021) will be held in Tehran within the next few days.
Tehran, Yerevan Discuss Natural Gas-Electricity Barter Deal
Iran and Armenia have discussed exports of natural gas as well as the extension of a natural gas-electricity barter agreement.
Iran Inaugurates 25 Electricity Projects in Single Day
Iran’s energy minister has inaugurated more than two dozen electricity projects worth nearly IRR 60 trillion in several Iranian provinces in a single day.
Iran Calls for More Energy Cooperation with Afghanistan
Iran’s Energy Minister says all-out economic relations between Iran and Afghanistan must be developed, especially in the energy sector.
Iran, Iraq Agree on Two Electricity Contracts
Iran and Iraq have finalized two agreements on cooperation in the electricity industry during the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Tehran.
Iran to Turn Jask Port into Oil Exports Hub: President
The Islamic Republic of Iran is to turn its Jask port in the south of the country into a major hub of oil exports.
Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Reconnected to National Grid
The Bushehr Nuclear Power Station in southern Iran has been reconnected to the national grid.
Iran Leading Regional State in Terms of Power Generation Capacity
Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says the Islamic Republic is the leading country in the region in terms of installed power generation capacity.
Iran to Export Electricity to Iraq for Two More Years
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the country will continue to export electricity to Iraq for two more years in defiance of the US sanctions.
250 Major Energy Projects to Be Launched across Iran by Year-End
Iranian Energy Minister says 250 key water and electricity projects worth about $12 billion will get under way this year.
Iranian Firm Manufactures Smart Electricity Metres
An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to produce energy metres that are on a par with European counterparts in terms of quality, but at a much lower price.
Iran 95% Self-Sufficient in Electricity Equipment
Iran Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the country’s Ministry of Energy has succeeded in producing 95% of the equipment required for the power industry inside the country.
Iran Develops Homegrown Electric Motor Soft Starter
An entrepreneur in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province has built a soft starter which runs electric motors.
Iran to Export Electricity to Syria Through Iraq: Minister
Iran’s energy minister says Tehran and Damascus are working on a framework for long-term cooperation in the electricity sector, including a plan to export Iran's power to the Arab country through Iraq.
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