Iran’s renewable energies conference slated for December

September 17, 2016

TEHRAN – The international conference of Iran’s renewable energies will be held in Tehran on December 6-8, Shana reported on Saturday.

According to the report, the conference aims to acquaint foreign companies and investors with Iranian companies’ potentials and capabilities in this area.

Renewable Energy Organization of Iran; Ministry of Industry, Mining, and Trade; and Organization for Investment Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran are among sponsors of the event.

Earlier this month Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian announced that Iran plans to generate 7 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

Chitchian who was speaking at the 3rd international conference and exhibition of solar energy in Tehran, also mentioned that the country plans to add 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity generated through renewables to the grid by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017), of which 70MW will be from solar energy.

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