Iran’s power industry leading in Middle East

Financial Tribune – With installed power generation capacity at 82,000 megawatts, Iran’s electricity industry is 14th in the world in terms of output

Iranian companies’ capabilities in manufacturing parts and equipment for the thermal power industry have encouraged many countries to want to benefit from Iran’s experience, Deputy Energy Minister Homayoun Haeri said on the sidelines of the 19th Iran International Electricity Exhibition in Tehran on Thursday.

Over 460 local firms and representatives from 36 European and Asian electric companies and equipment makers are attending with new technologies, the Energy Ministry news service Paven reported.

With installed power generation capacity at 82,000 megawatts, Iran’s electricity industry is 14th in the world in terms of output. It is present in 40 international markets as exporter of goods and services under engineering, procurement and construction contracts.