• Mon / 27 August 2018 / 13:35
  • Category: Economy
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Iran inaugurates largest wind farm

Iran inaugurates largest wind farm

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has inaugurated Iran’s largest wind farm in town of Tarom in Qazvin province on Monday.

During the inauguration ceremony, Ardakanian said that the wind power with a capacity of 61.4 MW is taking up a space of 170000 square kilometers of the region”.

Tarom wind farm has been established in a year using the most recent technology, with an investment which reached more than 86 million euros.

Iranian Energy Minister announced that the wind farm has eighteen 3.4-megawatt turbines for producing electricity.

Qazvin has the capacity to produce 4,000 MW of electricity thanks to the wind and solar energies.

Tarom wind farm will help prevent annual emission of 110,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases, which is equivalent to planting 100 thousand hectares of and preventing the pollution of 22,000 vehicles.

This project has been implemented by the private sector, and has benefited from the National Development Fund of Iran with the help of the Cooperative Development Bank.

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