Ministry of power

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.

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.

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.

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.

Iran’s power output hits 230k GW

The Iranian Energy Ministry’s recent statement, which pertains to the latest status to electricity production in hydroelectric power plants, reads “the supplied energy in the first 39 weeks of the current Iranian calendar year is indicative of a 2.2% rise as compared to the similar period one year ago.”

The overall amount of electricity supply to the national grid has therefore reached an aggregate total of 229,354 gigawatt hours.

Accordingly, domestic electricity production in the meantime has climbed to 226,036 gigawatt hours experiencing 2.13 percent of uplift.

Iran, Iraq form utility coop. guild

Bahram Nezamolmolki has been appointed as the director of Iran-Iraq utility cooperation association which was shaped at the order of Hamid Chitchian, Iranian Minister of Energy.

Given the ever-increasing technical and engineering collaboration with Iraq in water and electricity sectors and the neighboring country’s 90-percent share in exports of relevant services, the association was opened at the decree of Iranian energy minister in order to pave the path for elimination of existing barriers on ties.

Iran-Armenia Joint Economic Commission wraps up in Tehran

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the session, Iran’s Energy Minister said holding of the meeting and exchange of delegations were signs of strong determination of both sides to bolster and expand cooperation as all levels.

“Iran pursues the policy of deepening multilateral ties with all neighboring states,” noted the official adding “progress and development of Armenia and success of its government and nation are deemed as onwards moving of Iran.”