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Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 12:13 - 23 March 2015
Tehran, YJC. Iran's electricity turnover hit 1403 megawatt in the first day of the new year.
Iran registered an electricity trade of 1403 megawatts with neighbor countries on the first day of the current Iranian fiscal year (March 21).
The Energy Ministry reported on its website that during that day, Iran sent 942 megawatts of power to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Armenia, and Turkey; and imported 461 megawatts from Armenia and Turkmenistan.
The numbers add up to a trade balance of 481.
Recently, Iran has decided to invest in electricity export as a new source of revenue. It is planning to launch border power plants where it could transfer cheap gas into electricity ad export it with some added value.
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