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Rise in Electricity and Water Tariffs in Iran

6 April 2019 - 21:46
Aproposal by the Energy Ministry to raise water and electricity tariffs by 7% was ratified by the Cabinet. The new rates will go into effect on April 21, Barq News reported.

Water-Stressed Pakistan Looks for Donations to Build Dams

25 February 2019 - 13:21
As Pakistan faces worsening water scarcity - and trouble sourcing international cash for hydropower dams it says it needs - it has turned to an unlikely source of cash: A fundraising campaign backed by the country’s top court judges.

India: Conventional Power Generation Rebounds in Dec'18

17 January 2019 - 00:11
Indian power generation from conventional sources have recorded slight growth on the month after witnessing drastic fall in Nov'18, but the rate of output has remain almost flat m-o-m in Dec'18.

Tehran, Kabul to Expand Energy, Water Cooperation

7 January 2019 - 15:56
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, in a meeting with Afghanistan's Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Khan Mohammad Takal, exchanged views on ways to bolster bilateral cooperation in the water and energy sectors.

Iran, Afghanistan Discuss Helmand River Issue

5 January 2019 - 18:59
Iranian and Afghan commissaries held the 19th meeting of their joint committee in Tehran on Saturday to address the issue of the water right of the Helmand River.

President Rouhani Calls for Cut in Water Consumption

31 December 2018 - 20:51
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that water and electricity bring security for the country, and called for a 10 to 20 percent reduction in agricultural consumption of water with the use of new methods.

Hyflux suspends contract for desalination package in Iran

15 December 2018 - 22:21
HYFLUX has suspended a contract for a seawater reverse osmosis desalination package in Iran, which the company said on Friday is expected to have a material adverse effect on its financial performance. NAVIN

Iran to Open Largest Desalination Plant

11 December 2018 - 15:54
First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri is slated to attend the opening ceremony of the largest desalination facility of Iran, with the total capacity of 100,000 cubic meters/day, in Hormozgan province’s capital city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday.

Chile greenlights Latin America’s largest desalination plant

27 September 2018 - 21:10
The ENAPAC project is meant to serve mainly the mining industry, which is very active in Chile’s dry, but copper and lithium-rich north.

Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis in Iran

5 April 2018 - 14:04
By importing part of the domestic demand for wheat and rice, Iran can use the vital resource as potable water and for more economically beneficial activities, amid worsening water woes in the country, the rapporteur of the Majlis Energy Commission said.
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