Iran, UK sign biggest post-JCPOA contract

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TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – At a ceremony in London, the biggest post-JCPOA contract of Iran and Britain was signed to boost Iran’s solar energy capacity by 600 MW.

One day after anti-Iranian remarks of President Trump of US, a ceremony was hold in London where the Iranian Ambassador to the UK, Hamid Baiedinejad, and Alex Chisholm, the British Permanent Secretary for BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) witnessed a landmark contract signed.

The event took place on Wednesday and the British investor says that it is the biggest cooperation between a British company and Iranians after the removal of anti-Iranian sanctions.

Iran’s solar energy capacity will be increased by 600 Mega Watts with putting the plant online.

Iran, as the second top economy of the region, is committed to develop 5 GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2020, so at the end of the project, Iran will own the biggest solar plant in the world, says the specialist renewable energy investor Quercus.

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