90% of power plant equipment are homemade

Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said that over 95 percent of the power plant equipment and much of the equipment in the electricity and water industry are homemade.

Fortunately, dams in the country are also designed and built by domestic experts.

Iran currently is only producing 0.2% of its energy from renewable sources.

The renewable energy sector comprises of mainly wind (53.88 MW), biomass (13.56 MW), solar (0.51 MW) and hydropower (0.44 MW).

Iran’s geography and climate are highly suitable for the various forms of renewable energy technology.

IRNA News Agency

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