Iran to set up new solar power plant

The Islamic Republic of Iran is to set up a solar power plant in the city of Zahedan, member of photovoltaic scientific society of wind energy in Iran Gholamreza Sar-Golzari said on Saturday, IRNA reported.



The first-ever 20 megawatt solar power plant is to be constructed eight kilometers away from Zahedan city, he said.

Speaking to IRNA, he said the project will be implemented through support made by Bank of Industry and Mines.

The governor-general of Sistan Baluchestan province said that most sophisticated European technological know-how is to be used for construction of the power plant.