Electricity generation by hydroelectric plants up 218%

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Electricity generation by Iranian hydroelectric power plants during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 2019) reached 26,103 gigawatt-hours (GWh), indicating a year-on-year growth of 218 percent, according to the country’s Energy Ministry. The figure stood at 8,198 GWh in the same period last year, according to the latest report by the Information Technology and Statistics Office of the Iranian Energy Ministry.