The Cabinet of Ministers approved a joint executive proposal for the provision of auxiliary fuel for power plants at the joint proposal of the country’s planning and budget organization and the ministries of the country, oil and gas.
The Executive Order of Section “S”, Note 6 of the budget law 97 of the whole country regarding the provision of auxiliary fuel for power plants by Ishaq Jahangiri, the first deputy of the President, No. 33889/55252, to be implemented by the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Petroleum, the National Planning and Budget Organization and The Environmental Protection Agency was notified. The full text of the enactment is as follows:
Article 1- The Ministry of Petroleum is obliged, through the companies, to provide the auxiliary fuel for the required gas for the conversion of waste to energy in order to compensate for its thermal and environmental value in the provinces of the country at a rate of (200) million cubic meters worth two hundred billion 000,000,000,000 Rials with tariffs for thermal power plants.
Article 2 – The maximum amount of auxiliary gas required to dispose of one ton of waste in power generation methods The subject of this regulation includes garbage, gasification and firefighting, in the northern regions of the country (100) cubic meters and in other parts of the country (80) cubic meters. The amount of gas required in the above mentioned technologies is determined by the workshops of representatives of the ministries of the country, oil, power, and the country’s planning and budget organization in each case and on the ceiling, and it is available to the investor for the conversion of waste-power plants into energy.
Article 3: Electricity produced by renewable energy conversion plants at the ceiling of auxiliary gas referred to in Article 2 of this Regulation shall be guaranteed at a renewable rate. In the case of excess gas consumption, the electricity generated for the extra gas consumed is purchased on the basis of the average efficiency (efficiency) of the country’s thermal power plants and at the wholesale electricity market rate.
Article 4. The construction of a natural gas transmission line (if required) shall be undertaken by the private sector investor.
Article 5 – The Ministry of Oil shall declare to the Ministry of Energy the monthly amount of gas consumed by the power plants conversion to energy, and the Ministry of Energy shall calculate the equivalent of its production electricity and shall inform the purchaser of electricity (Renewable Energy Organization And energy efficiency) to apply the electricity bill from the waste and auxiliary fuels as well as the electricity produced for the extra gas consumed in the materials referred to in (2) and (3) of this Regulation.
Article 6: The conclusion of a contract with private sector investors should be in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Ministry of the Interior, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract.
Article 7. Residue-to-energy conversion plants shall observe the standards of day approved by the Environmental Protection Agency related to the emission of waste-energy conversion facilities.
The Environmental Protection Agency is required to monitor the emissions of these plants continuously and, in the event of non-compliance with approved standards, notify the Ministry of Energy to stop the guaranteed power supply until the emissions of the plant have been eliminated.
Article 8. All projects and projects of energy waste before the implementation and in the stage of feasibility studies and location should be done in terms of environmental impacts with the approval of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Article 9- The Environmental Protection Agency is required to submit a report to the Council of Ministers on the implementation of these Regulations at six-month intervals, together with proposals for removing barriers if necessary.
Source: Mehr News Agency