Renewable energy capacity set to exceed 1 gigawatt

Financial Tribune – Iran’s total installed capacity of renewable energy production will surpass 1,000 megawatts, or 1 gigawatt, by the end of the current fiscal (March 2019), said the managing director of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization, a state-owned entity also known as Satba.

“Renewable energy production capacity has reached 640 MW. Upon the completion of ongoing plans by the end of this year, 410 MW will be added to it,” Mohammad Sadeqzadeh was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.

According to the official, the move is aimed at saving fossil fuels and meeting the country’s energy needs through green sources.