Middle East Economic Survey


No 17



Irans First Solar Power Plant To Be In Operation In 2010

Irans first solar/thermal/electric power plant will become operational in 2010 in the central province of Yazd, the plants manager Mohammad Reza Modarresi has said. In 2005, the Ministry of Energy said the Yazd plant would be installed by 2009 (MEES, 18 April 2005). The project will incorporate solar energy, steam and natural gas, an integrated system which requires less investment and...