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Iran turns its attention to cogeneration

Tuesday, 01 October 2019 11:48

Iran turns its attention to cogeneration



Irans Ministry of Energy has devised a plan to promote the greater use of cogeneration,also known as combined heat and power CHP,reports the Tehran Times


In July 2010,Irans frist privately owned CHP plant ,located in Tehran,officially became operational. The plant s production capacity was 7.8 MW, with an efficiency of 73 oer cent . This is significantly higher than the average efficiency of the country s conventional power plants,which is around 38 per cent

Majid Namjou,the energy minister,has also confirmed that the administration is now pursuing a policy of promoting renewable energy,reports the Mehr News Agency

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