The first meeting of the working group of Article 3 of the implementing Act under Article 15 of the amendment of the energy consumption pattern Act was held in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA). According to SATBA public relations, due to the message of the New Year of the Supreme Leader on the occasion of the beginning of Iranian solar calendar and the designation of this year to the year of "Supporting Iranian Product" the first meeting of the working group on Article 15 of the amendment of the energy consumption pattern Act, aiming at the maximum use of domestic products was held within the mentioned framework of the implementing Act.
In accordance with Article 15 of the amendment of the energy consumption pattern Act, all executive organizations, institutions, entities, companies and government industrial units, as well as military and security forces are required to purchase the equipment and machinery which they need based on the best utilization energy consumption pattern. Therefore, in order to finalize the work procedure and determine the framework of the implementing regulation of Article 15 of the amendment of the energy consumption pattern Act, the executive committee was held consisting of representatives of the Planning and Budget Organization, Iran National Standard Organization, Ministry of Oil, Iranian Fuel Conservation Company (IFCO), and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA).
The report adds all required equipment including electrical and fossil equipment of governmental departments and organizations covered by this Act, must be notified by the Iran National Iranian Standards Organization and through the Government Procurement System. The list will be communicated to all executive agencies by the Secretariat of the High Council for Energy. According to this report, after reviewing the list of energy consumption products and based on the declared energy rating of the National Iranian Standards Organization, the minimum energy rating of each product for domestic production must be specified provided that each equipment with a declared energy rating have at least two domestic producers. In the absence of internal products to purchase imported products, more stringent conditions will be applied to energy rankings accordingly.