Oil giant Iran thinks green

Iran is known for its vast oil reserves, but now the country is opening up for foreign investment, it broadens its horizon beyond the fossil fuels. In this interview in the Tehran Times, deputy chief at the Renewable Energy Organization of Iran (SUMA), Jafar Mohammadnejad Sigaroodi, outlines the great potential of solar and wind in the country. The government has recently issued new regulations to encourage investment in renewables, and is targeting 5,000MW of solar and wind capacity in 2020.

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Oil giant Iran thinks green

Iran is known for its vast oil reserves, but now the country is opening up for foreign investment, it broadens its horizon beyond the fossil fuels. In this interview in the Tehran Times, deputy chief at the Renewable Energy Organization of Iran (SUMA), Jafar Mohammadnejad Sigaroodi, outlines the great potential of solar and wind in the country. The government has recently issued new regulations to encourage investment in renewables, and is targeting 5,000MW of solar and wind capacity in 2020.

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