Jan 15, 2016, 10:21 AM
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World biggest solar power plant to be set up in Isfahan

Isfahan, Jan 15, IRNA – World's biggest solar power plant with the capacity of 1,000 megawatts will be set up in Sagzi in Isfahan with the contribution of German experts.

Addressing the closing ceremony of the International Investment Opportunities Summit in Creative City of Isfahan late on Thursday, Ashton Flooring, representative of German Company, said that Germany boasts of big experience in producing clean energies and is interested to present the technology to the entire world.

Describing the sun as divine valuable gift bestowed on mankind, he said that the great source of energy is available to the mankind for free.

Despite Iran's access to fossil fuels, it has supported the law for clean energies and is seeking to take advantage of clean energies, he said.

Referring to Isfahan province's suitable climatic situation, the German expert said that the province has the best conditions for establishing solar power plant.

Solar power plants are environment-friendly, he said, noting that one kilowatt sunlight produces 2,000 kilowatts of clean energy and prevents emission of 1,200 kilograms of dioxide carbon, he said.

The two-day International Investment Opportunities Summit in Creative City of Isfahan was attended by 40 economic delegations from Kuwait, UAE, Turkey, South Korea, Spain, Georgia, Switzerland, Germany, Iraq, Oman, Austria, China, Afghanistan, Poland, Canada, Russia and Greece as well as two political delegations from Spain and Austria.