Iran’s largest solar power plant has been officially inaugurated in the country’s Northeastern city of Mashhad in a ceremony attended by Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi.
The solar power plant, designed and built by native experts, went on stream in the holy city of Mashhad, 850 kilometers (530 miles) east of the Iranian capital city of Tehran, on Thursday.
The plant makes use of 216 solar panels, and is equipped with solar trackers that deliver the highest solar energy.
The solar power plant would generate enough electricity to supply Khorasan Regional Electric Company, according to the official (Irna) news agency.
The power plant would generate 72,000 kilowatt-hour (kWh) electricity each year.
Developing and using clean energies, making optimum use of the energies produced from the regular fuels, boosting the power plants output, cutting the environmental pollution, stabilizing the voltages in the region and upgrading the power generation capacity are among the main objectives behind the set up of the plant in Mashhad.