Monday, February 22, 2016

Iran: End of Sanctions Could Lead to Export of Geothermal Electricity

Iran, Azerbaijan make new electricity deal (Mehr News Agency)

Iran and Azerbaijan have reached agreements on construction of new renewable power plants, connection of Iran’s electricity grid to Russia as well as development of electricity trade. 

A fresh round of electricity and energy talks between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan kicked off on Sunday morning in Tehran revolving around construction of new wind and geothermal power plants.

“After the removal of sanctions, the ties between Iran and Azerbaijan have been increasingly developing,” stressed Iran’s energy minister.

Mustafayev, Iran’s Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian pointed out Iran’s readiness to export electricity to Georgia, Russia and Azerbaijan in winter commenting “moreover, the negotiations on construction of wind and geothermal power plants in the Iranian cities of Khaf and Meshkin Shahr will become operational in near future.”