Largest solar power plant in Iran opens

Constructed in the eastern province of Kerman, the country’s biggest solar plant took six months to build and has a capacity of 20 megawatts.

The complete complex is made up of two 10 megawatts photovoltaic units, it was financed with 27 million dollars by the Swiss company Durion AG, and supervised by a German company, Adore.

The complex has been built with a total number of 76 thousand and 912 solar panels, each producing 260 watts in an area of 44 hectares.

With over 300 sunny days and an average of 2800 hours of sunshine, Iran is considered one of the best countries for producing and using solar energy.

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