Turkish businessmen ready to invest in Alborz prov.

Davut Çetin made the remarks during a joint session between trade delegations of Alborz province of Iran as well as Turkish resort city of Antalya.

“In addition to a high capacity in tourism industry, Antalya enjoys excellent capabilities in other a number of other sectors like greenhouse systems, agriculture industries, shipbuilding as well as mining,” he continued.

The visiting official went on to note that his province produced over 6.5 million tons of fruit and vegetables per year.

Iran, Syria Ink 5 Cooperation Agreements

The documents were signed during a ceremony held in Tehran on Tuesday attended by Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis.

According to one of the agreements, Damascus awarded a license to an Iranian mobile phone network operator to work in the Arab country.

The two countries will also cooperate in other areas, including agriculture, mining as well as oil and gas sectors.

Khamis arrived in Tehran on Tuesday morning at the head of a senior economic delegation.

Damascus Gets Credit Line for Imports from Iran: VP

Speaking at a joint press conference with Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis in Tehran on Tuesday, Jahangiri pointed to the five cooperation agreements signed between the two sides earlier in the day, saying that under the new conditions, the Iranian private sector and those companies that had worked in the Arab country can resume their activities.

“A credit line has been given to Syria so that (Iranian) merchants can export goods and services to Syria,” he added.

The five cooperation agreements were signed during a ceremony in Tehran attended by Jahangiri and Khamis.

Iran, Albania to extend ties: FM

Mr. Ditmir Bushati and Gholamhossein Shafei discussed the prospects of economic and trade ties. Mr. Bushati told the meeting that Albania welcomed holding joint commissions to address opportunities for both countries to expand trade; “my visit to Tehran addresses political and economic ties; both sides have meager information about the capacities for trade in the other side and officials should bring entrepreneurs from Iran and Albania to a common ground where they would discuss the hidden capacities abandoned unexhausted,” he said.

Power industry to invite huge tender

Houshang Falahatian, while stating that the average efficiency rate in the country’s power stations are expected to climb from the current 38 to over 40 per cent in the Sixth National Development Plan, said a competitive tender will be sought in near future for construction the steam section of gas power houses.

He highlighted that the tender aimed to elevate efficiency of existing power plants estimating that the efficiency for 18 thousand megawatts of capacity in gas power stations will rise from 33 to 48 per cent.

400 million rials saving on launching the soft starter in Water and Wastewater Co. of Anzali

Director of  Water and Wastewater of Anzali,Mahmoud Amiri:Two 20KV substation soft starter has been shut down due to power fluctuations and environmental factors with a technical fault.The estimated purchase price of two soft starter was 600 million rials,that via expertise of senior colleagues £ 400 million was saving in costs the company .

Thirteenth International Energy Exhibition began in Kish

The Executive Director of the Exhibition,Mehrshad Seddiqi, said:This exhibition   has been held  with aims to introduce the country's capabilities in the areas of oil, gas, water, electricity and renewable energy.

140 domestic companies and 40 foreign companies were present at the exhibition. Energy experts are to exchange its experiences and achievements ,during the four-day exhibition.

Top power companies were introduced to the field of consumption

  Deputy  of Power Consumption Management Office TAVANIR  Co. informed of appreciation donation to the regional power companies and electricity distribution had the best performance in this regard.He added:holidays plan and annual maintenance industries in cooperation with joint 3018,  agricultural subscribers cooperation in cooperation with the Joint 36000,and plan to use automatic generators of subscribers in cooperation with 2200 Joint, was done by the electric power distribution companies in the country in the summer of 95.

Mass of farm water to be dedicated to Lake Urmia restoration

Iran's Deputy Energy Minister Rahim Meidani expounded on the role of Kordestan province in restoration of Lake Urmia saying “the government is pursuing the issue of saving Lake Urmia while implementation of developmental projects in the agricultural sector and excessive water consumption could interfere with the restoration scheme.”

He asserted that Ministry of Energy had defined various strategies through which provinces could simultaneously help save the northwestern lake as well as follow up their developmental plans.

Agritech 2017 expo. underway in Tehran

The event got underway in the Iranian capital on Friday January 06 at presence of Deputy Minister for Agriculture Alimorad Akbari.

Over 100 domestic and foreign credible firms from Spain, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Germany and China are taking part in the international exhibition.

Agritech 2017 has provided participants with the opportunity to showcase their latest knowledge and capabilities in in various fields including agricultural machinery, irrigation systems and agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and saplings.

The third national conference of energy technologies will be held.

 At the conference is given special importance to the topic of professional engineering applications, in addition to exhibitions on the theme of new technologies. The third national conference on energy technologies will be held on 15 and 16 January this year hosted in Mashhad, Khorasan Regional Electricity Company.

The first Iranian two-megawatt wind turbine manufacturing

Seyed Masoud Taghvai speaking to reporters stated in Shahroud: The two-megawatt wind turbine design process is finished, and researchers are making the turbines which is scheduled to be unveiled on next year, May. He added: the latest technology is used to produce energy from water in this turbine and it’s adjustable and adaptable with different wind speeds.

Iran Envoy Highlights Trade Opportunities in Ukraine

Addressing an economic meeting in Iran’s northern city of Rasht on Wednesday, Mohammad Beheshti Monfared called on Iranian merchants and business people not to lose the opportunity to work on some 300 projects that the Ukrainian government is handing over to the private sector.

Making a reference to Ukraine’s advanced agricultural machinery, fertile soil, high precipitation levels and low-cost labor, the ambassador highlighted the good grounds for extraterritorial agriculture in Europe’s second largest country with a population of 46 million people.

Iran self-sufficient in 5 crop seeds

Eskandar Zand, Head of the Agricultural Research Organization, made the remarks while addressing the 1st National Festival of Iranian Farmers and the 31st Session to Introduce Exemplary Farmers.

He went on to stress that Iranian researchers were actively working to cut dependence of imports of other important crop seeds.

On wheat self-sufficiency, the official said 15 per cent of self-reliance in wheat production pertained to the type of exploited seed; “use of quality seeds has lowered production costs by over 370 million dollars in the past three years.”

Capital offending wells are certificate.

Prevent unauthorized digging new wells in Tehran

All existing illegal wells should be identify and Tehran Regional Water Company must also act to seal and fill the offender wells.

According to the Ministry of Energy website (Pawnee),Farhadi":Ministry of Energy and Tehran Regional Water Company are responsible for unauthorized wells in the state capital,and he added:According to the plan made at the meetings related to this topic is provided, unauthorized wells to allow in no way be issued in Tehran.

MPs Urge Production of Drinking Water via Desalination in Southern Iran

During an open session of the parliament held on Wednesday to discuss the 6th 5-Year Development Plan, the MPs voted for an article of the plan obliging the executive branch of the government to take measures necessary to reform and promote drinking water supply systems by at least 30 percent.

The legislation was passed with 153 votes in favor, 6 votes against and 6 abstentions.

Neka power plant gained second place in the evaluation of the Ministry of Energy

Chairman of the Board and Director of Neka Power Management ,Mohsen Nemati said:Neka power plant gained  second ranked the assessment carried out by the Ministry of Energy on performance of generating electricity management companies for the second consecutive year among the nation's large power plants in 1394.

He added:Power Management Neka gained  also, first ratings of performance evaluation in  90 and 92 years, third place in 91,second place in 93 and this is the fifth top title of  the company in the evaluation of the past five years.

The cheapest way to generate electricity in Iran

One of the most important selection criteria for producing electricity is the price of electricity, that the economic feasibility of power plant construction.Power aligned Price Index or LCOE is one of the ways to calculate the cost of power plant. In this way all electricity production costs  will be counted; contains,investment cost costs for plant construction,fuel costs and maintenance costs per unit of produced -electricity.

Iran Invited to Invest in Building Kyrgyzstan Hydropower Plants

Officials of the company said during a Kyrgyzstan-Iran business forum on Friday that Iran has been invited to invest in construction of the power plants.

Kyrgyzstan’s hydropower capacity is estimated at 142 billion kWh of electricity, they said, according to AKIPress website.

“Today we use no more than 10% of this capacity. The Naryn River is the main water artery. Its use started with construction of the Uch-Kurgan hydropower plant. Kyrgyzstan has 17 hydropower plants in total,” they added.