The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA) of Iran said it has invited bids for the construction of 4,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power plants as part of a drive to increase its use of renewable energy and boost the country’s power grid.
The European Commission hopes to jumpstart a large-scale rollout of solar energy and rebuild Europe's solar manufacturing industry, as part of its bid to wean countries off Russian fossil fuels, a draft document seen by Reuters showed.
Iran is expected to launch its first thermal solar power plant in 2023, says a senior Energy Ministry official, amid pledges to increase the share of renewables in the country’s electricity generation mix.
Iran's Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (Tavanir), in collaboration with the Iranian Fuel Conservation Company (IFCC), will implement a program for installing free solar panels for agricultural wells across the country.
Six new solar plants will come online in Fars Province in southern Iran on Thursday, marking another watershed in the country’s path to a decarbonized energy system and expanding its renewable portfolio.