Navigating Iran’s up-and-coming solar market

Navigating Iran’s up-and-coming solar market

Italian conglomerate Carlo Maresca SpA has become one of the first international investors to sign a solar offtake agreement with Iranian authorities. Stefano Falconio, head of foreign development, shares key lessons the group has acquired in this market.

Weighing up the bankability of Iran’s renewable energy PPA

Weighing up the bankability of Iran’s renewable energy PPA

With vast tracts of land, high irradiation levels and a sizable grid capacity, Iran is one of the most promising destinations for renewable energy development. But are the current incentives and potentially high returns worth venturing into this nascent market?

BPVA & Ministry of Energy sign solar & storage agreement

BPVA & Ministry of Energy sign solar & storage agreement

BPVA - An eye-catching agreement was signed by the British Photovoltaic Association (BVPA) and The Renewable Energy Organisation of Iran (SUNA) last week, for the two to work together over the development of up to 1 GW of solar PV in Iran as well as a module manufacturing facility in the country.

Impacts of nuclear deal on Iran's solar energy sector

Impacts of nuclear deal on Iran's solar energy sector

REUTERS - While Iran faces an increasing energy demand, Tehran is after increasing its capacity for generating electricity from solar energy as the Islamic Republic has a high solar power potential among renewable energy sources.

BLOG - Hasty announcements and MoUs could cloud the Iranian RE market

BLOG - Hasty announcements and MoUs could cloud the Iranian RE market

In these last months, there have been loads of talks on the growing potential of doing business in Iran. Different national delegations visited the country trying to quickly reconnect old ties or establish new business relations, after international sanctions were finally lifted. The potential for Iran to be a strong trade partner is now acknowledged worldwide.