0153 GMT November 29, 2021
“At present, we do not have any generation restrictions or restrictions that are due to fuel shortages in the power plant and lead to blackouts in the country”, the official reiterated, Mehr News Agency reported.
Regarding partial and scattered blackouts across the country, Rajabi Mashhadi said: "Although partial incidents may lead to partial and scattered blackouts in some parts of the country, our colleagues are taking immediate action to resolve such cases."
Earlier this month, Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian said his ministry plans to construct and put into operation 21 new power plant units by the next summer’s peak consumption period (Iranian calendar’s summer begins on June 22).
According to Mehrabian, his ministry is following a comprehensive program for adding 30,000 megawatts (MW) to the country’s power generation capacity by the end of the current government incumbency.