The latest news and views about and remarks by Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian
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.
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.
Iran to Buy 16m Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Using Its Money Frozen in Iraq
Iraq has received the green light to pay $125 million in its debts to Iran for the purchase of 16 million doses of COVAX vaccines, Iran's energy minister said. The money has reportedly been transferred from Iraq's Trade Bank to a Swiss bank.
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.
Baku Embraces Ira’s Offer to Form Working Group of Kura-Aras Basin States
The Azerbaijan Republic has welcomed Iran’s proposal to form a joint working group of Kura-Aras basin countries.
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, Iraq Resolved to Meet $20 Billion Trade Target: Energy Minister
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has highlighted Tehran and Baghdad’s determination to raise the value of annual trade exchanges to $20 billion, pointing to the major role that the private sectors and a joint investment fund could play in working towards that goal.
‘Iraq to Pay for Energy Imports from Iran in Euros to Mitigate US Bans’
The Iranian energy minister says Iran and Iraq have reached an agreement under which Baghdad will pay for Iran’s energy sales to Iraq in euros in a bid to mitigate the problems caused by the US sanctions.
Iran’s Energy Minister in Iraq to Discuss Gas Flow Cut
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has discussed Tehran-Baghdad cooperation in separate meetings with senior Iraqi officials.
Iran, Azerbaijan Discuss Closer Cooperation in Energy Sector
Iran and the Azerbaijan Republic have agreed to forge closer cooperation in the energy sector.
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 Closer Cooperation Among Eurasian Nations
Iran’s energy minister says the country can play a pivotal role in cementing cooperation among member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
Iranian President’s Message Submitted to Qatari Emir
Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has submitted a written message from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in a meeting in Doha.
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 Use Seawater to Supply Water for 17 Provinces
Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian says feasibility studies have been launched to supply 17 provinces across the country with desalinated water from the sea.
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.
Iran to Fund Major Railway Project Using Russian Loan
Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian says a loan of $5 billion that Russia has agreed to give Tehran will be used to fund a major railway project in eastern Iran.
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.
Tehran, Doha Agree to Work Together in Energy, Investment Domains
Iran and Qatar have agreed to work together in the fields of energy and investment, and to seriously pursue mutual economic cooperation after the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is over.
Iran, Tajikistan Agree to Boost Mutual Cooperation
The 13th meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Tajikistan came to an end in Tehran with agreements on expansion of bilateral cooperation.
Iran, Tajikistan Discuss Economic Cooperation in Tehran
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Tajikistan have held the 13th meeting of the two countries’ joint commission on economic cooperation in Tehran.
Iran Reveals Details of $5 Billion Loan from Russia
Iran’s energy minister says the country has already received a $2.2-billion loan from Russia and the remaining $2.8 billion would be paid to Iran in the next month.
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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