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Iran in Talks with Russia for Construction of New Nuclear Plant

Iran's Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says the country has restarted negotiations with Russia to build a new nuclear power plant capable of generating up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity.

Iraq to Import Electricity from Saudi Arabia as Iran Stops Exports

Iraqi media say Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has tasked the country’s Electricity Minister Qassem Al-Fahdawi to travel to Saudi Arabia to negotiate importing electricity from the Arab country.

“Iran’s Power Cuts Not Linked with Paris Climate Agreement”

An Energy Ministry official has rejected claims by opponents of the Rouhani administration that the recent power shortage across the country is a result of Iran’s fulfilment of its obligations under the Paris Climate Agreement.

Massive Protests in Iraq over Poor Services Leave Casualties

At least four people are reportedly injured after Iraqi police fire in the air to prevent protesters from storming the main government building in Basra on the seventh day of unrest.

Lights Out at Milad Tower to Commemorate Earth Hour (+Video)

The iconic Milad Tower in Tehran went dark for an hour on Saturday night, as the Earth Hour campaign kicked off across the globe to raise public awareness about climate change and energy consumption.
Iran Begins Construction of Two New Nuclear Power Plants

Iran Begins Construction of Two New Nuclear Power Plants

Iran has started the construction of two new nuclear power plants in the southern province of Bushehr in a joint project with Russia’s Rosatom energy firm.
Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

Norway Solar Firm Inks $4bn Deal with Iran

A Norwegian solar company has defied US President Donald Trump’s call for further isolation of Iran by signing a deal to invest €2.5 billion ($4 billion) in the country over the next five years.
217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

217 Iranian Villages Generating Solar Energy

Over two hundred villages in are generating solar energy to meet their power needs and the number is expected to surpass 300 by the end of this year’s Iranian calendar year (mid-March 2018).
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Iran Exporting Electricity to Eight Countries: Report

Iran is one of the energy hubs in the region, exporting electricity to eight countries including Iraq, Turkey, and Afghanistan.
Iraq Needs to Import Iran’s Natural Gas: Minister

Iraq Needs to Import Iran’s Natural Gas: Minister

Iraq says it needs to import natural gas from Iran to operate its power plants within the next seven years.

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