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Publish Date: 10:40 - 05 April 2021
Monday, 05 April 2021_Iran’s Energy Ministry says electricity production capacity in the country rose by 2.2 percent in the year to late March to reach a total of 85.313 gigawatts (GW).

Iran’s power production capacity at 85.313 GW, output up 2.2% y/y: MinistryA Sunday report by the state-run electricity company Tavanir said that total power output capacity in the country had increased by 1.084 GW in the calendar year to March 20 with the addition of nine major power plants and scores of small-scale renewable and non-renewable generation units.

However, the report said that actual electricity output had amounted to 343,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) over the same period which roughly translates to over 39 GW of production capacity. It added that output in the year to March was 5.1 percent higher than the previous year.

Thermal power stations, where heat is converted to electricity, had the largest share of power output at peak hours last calendar year, it said, adding that thermal power capacity had increased by 5.8 percent to nearly 49 GW.

A Sunday report by the state-run electricity company Tavanir said that total power output capacity in the country had increased by 1.084 GW in the calendar year to March 20 with the addition of nine major power plants and scores of small-scale renewable and non-renewable generation units.

However, the report said that actual electricity output had amounted to 343,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) over the same period which roughly translates to over 39 GW of production capacity. It added that output in the year to March was 5.1 percent higher than the previous year.

Thermal power stations, where heat is converted to electricity, had the largest share of power output at peak hours last calendar year, it said, adding that thermal power capacity had increased by 5.8 percent to nearly 49 GW.

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