Ministry of power

Iran halts electricity exports to Turkey

Deputy Energy Minister Hoshang Falahatian noted that electricity exports to Turkey were terminated a few months ago adding “the main cause of the halt has been non-payment of outstanding debts by the Turkish firm who purchases power from Iran.”

“Debts of the Turkish buyer amounts to about 200 million dollars,” said the official adding “despite the hiatus in exports, talks have begun over settlement of debts and resumption of electricity exports to the neighboring state.”

Tehran, Tokyo begin special coop. on utilities

Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting with deputy head of Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME), Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy Sattar Mahmoudi pointed to the need for development of Iran-Japan ties in water, electricity and energy sectors saying “these collaborations can be pursued in a variety of areas like new energies, solar and thermal energy, reduction of power losses as well as consumption management and energy efficiency.

Iran, Czech determined to boost energy coop.

Energy, water, construction and renewing of power plants, development of renewable energies, small hydropower plants, urban water and sewage management were the areas of potential cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Czech Republic discussed in the first meeting of the joint energy working group of the two countries held in Prague on Thursday.

Czech deputy minister of industry and trade along with his Iranian counterpart, Hoshang Falahatian, headed the joint meeting.

Producing more than 385 million KWh of energy in Qom power plant

Qom combined cycle power plant with four gas units and two heater units have capacity of 714 MW Nami production.Qom combined cycle power plant produced 385 million and 819 thousand kwh of energy in october this year.

According to Ministry of Energy website: the amount of 377million and 906 thousand and 440 KWh was pure energy that is delivered to the National electricity network.

Iran, Guinea ink power deal

The newly-signed agreement between Iran and Guinea-Conakry pertains to construction of power plants and hydroelectric dams.

The MoU was inked between the Iran-Guinea joint venture company and Iran's Power and Water Equipment and Services Export Company (SUNIR) and is expected to pave the path for expansion of power ties with African states.

Iran, Afghanistan to address Hirmand border issue

a joint session will address the legal regime of Hirmand and Hariroud border rivers.

Energy min. calls for stronger Tehran-Berlin ties

Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting with German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Iran’s Chitchian said Iranian and German companies possess historical relations and have held vast cooperation; “the meeting is expected to pave the path for strengthening joint collaboration between the two sides in various water and power arenas.”

The official noted that Iran would not remain as a consumer of foreign products in the post-JCPOA era asserting “cooperation between Iran and Germany will develop mutually in areas of technology transfer and project financing.”