Sunday 09 August 2020
News ID: 81333
Publish Date: 02 August 2020 - 21:44
TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian announced his country’s plans to inaugurate and put into operation 250 electricity and water projects by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20).
"We have decided to put into operation 250 projects by investing nearly 50,000bln tomans ($11.9bln) by the end of this year,” Ardakanian said.
He added that in the past 7 years, one wastewater treatment plant, a big dam and a water treatment plant were inaugurated every 30, 50 and 60 days on average, respectively.
Ardakanian underlined that Iran ranks first in the region and 14th in the world in the developing power generation capacity, adding that 60% of the power plants belong to the private sector.


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