before applying for the construction permit and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
for renewable and clean power plants, Please take the following items into
- Trading the construction
permit and PPA is forbidden. It is necessary for the applicants to make sure
about shareholders, before registering a company and requesting the
construction permit. It is obvious that after issuance of construction permit
and/or concluding the PPA the change in the shareholders would not be possible.
permission and approval issued for investment in the field of renewable and
clean energies would be within the framework of governmental regulation and
will only purchase the electricity from non-governmental renewable power plants
after starting the operation of power plant in the form of guaranteed power
purchase agreement. All feasibility studies, resource assessment, design,
selection, supply of equipment, finance, construction and operation of power
plants and also technical and financial protection during operation period will
be responsibilities of the investor. Renewable Energy Organization of Iran will
not issue any guarantee or documents for obtaining financial facilities from
banks. Also this organization will not issue any approval in terms of selected
equipment for construction of power plant.
period for construction and commercial operation of the power plants subject to
this PPA will be a maximum of 30 months for biomass, geothermal and small
hydro, a maximum of 24 months for wind power plants and waste heat recovery in
industrial processes and a maximum of 15 months for solar power plants since
signing the PPA. In case of delay the last FiT which is valid on the start date
of commercial operation will be applied.
issued permit is valid for a maximum of 6 months and in case of progress, it
can be extended for another duration. It is important for the respected
applicants to make sure they are capable of constructing the requested
capacities, otherwise not only they would lose the benefits of PPA but also
this will be considered as a negative point in
issuing their next possible permissions or contracts
Please click the link below to view a file regarding the construction process of non-governmental renewable and clean power plants.