Middle East Economic Survey


No 3



Iranian Power Generation Up By 3% Year-On-Year

Irans Ministry of Energy has announced that Iranian power plants generated a total 177,000 gigawatt-hours (gwh) of electricity in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (21 March 2009 to 20 March 2010), an increase of 3% over the same period in the previous year. Mehr News Agency reported on 9 January that thermal power plants contributed 172,000gwh of the total, with the remaining...