Iran finalizes plan for construction of 15 GW solar power plants

Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber says a comprehensive plan for the construction of solar power plants to generate 15 gigawatts of electricity has been finalized.

Mokhber said on Wednesday that the plan aims to resolve the country’s energy imbalance and reduce the consumption of liquid fuel in thermal power plants.

After being approved by the Economic Council, the plan will be implemented by the private sector with an investment of $8.3 billion in three phases.

Mokhber also highlighted the issue of preserving the environment, saying the country should move toward the development of renewable energy to meet its needs.

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