The opening ceremony of a 10 MW solar power plant in Mehriz, Yazd was held on July 26, 2018 in the presence of the esteemed Minister of Energy, Governor of Yazd Province, Head of Armed Forces Social Security organization and senior directors of Ghadir Group.
The 10 MW solar power plant of Ghadir which is built with a movable base generates 23 million KW/h of clean energy per year.
This power plant can prevent from consumption of 6.9 million m3 of natural gas per year and considering the type of the power plant, we can see reduction of greenhouse gases equavalent to carbon dioxide for 15.7 thousand tons per year. Ghadir Mehriz 10 MW Solar Power Plant can prevent from consumption of 4.5 million liters of water. The investment for this power plant is 600 billion Rials. More than 37 thousand 270 W panels and 122 36 KW inverters have been installed
It is noteworthy that Yazd Province has a high potential for using solar energy from the solar irradiance due to having more than 300 sunny days per year, vailability of natural and flat areas and proper and sustainable electrical networks.