Sunday, 26 May 2013

Iran unveils achievements in field of renewable energy

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has unveiled the Islamic Republic’s new achievements in the field of renewable energy. A view of Manjil Wind Farm in Northern Iran (file photo)

At a Sunday ceremony in the Iranian capital city, Tehran, President Ahmadinejad unveiled a 10-kilowatt fuel cell, which simultaneously converts hydrogen into electricity and heat.

Iran plans to enhance the capacity of the non-polluting device, which can be used in the automobile and transportation industry.

The Iranian president also unveiled Iran’s other achievements in the field of renewable energy technology, including a 100-watt molten-carbonate fuel cell, a two-megawatt wind turbine, a plasma waste treatment system (for the disposal of toxic wastes), a crane for repairing wind turbines and the production line of basic materials for wind turbine wings.

President Ahmadinejad also unveiled Iran’s roadmap for the development of wind farms.