Iran exported 11.054bln kilowatts
of electricity to its neighboring countries in the last Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).
Wind turbines themselves have dropped in installed cost to $800 per kilowatt
. Although, according to the Financial Times, wind power is still twice as expensive as generation from a modern oil-fired plant, federal subsidies and tax benefits available in many countries level the playing field.
The government had aimed to eliminate 50 million kilowatts
of small-scale, outdated power capacity from 2006 to 2010.
The power-saving target has been set based on peak summertime consumption in 2010 of around 60 million kilowatts
in TEPCO's service area.
has been awarded a contract to supply solar batteries equivalent to 204,000 kilowatts
to a Thai power producer, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Second bracket: From 51 kilowatts
to 100 = (30 piasters up from 22).
One of the envisioned facilities, in the city of Omura, could have an output of about 10,000 kilowatts
, making it one of the largest such plants in Kyushu, Japan's southernmost main island, they said.
However, those who consume more than 600 kilowatts
will bear the bulk of the kilowatt/hour cost.
Japan's annual production of solar cells came to 920,000 kilowatts
last year, down 11.3 percent from the previous year, while that of Europe rose 43.9 percent to 1.06 million kilowatts
, according to the journal.