Iran Feed-in Tariff

Name of policy Iran Feed-in Tariff
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Iran
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Feed-in tariffs or premiums
Sector name
  • Electricity and heat
    Policy description According to Section B of Article 133 of the law for the 5th Development Plan of IRI, TAVANIR and companies affiliated to the Ministry of Energy are permitted to sign guaranteed and long-term contracts for the purpose of purchasing electricity generated from renewable and clean energy sources, with a priority to purchase from private and co-operative sectors. The rate for purchase of power from renewable and clean energy sources in the competitive market of the national electricity grid, and taking to account the average annual avoided import or export value of the fossil fuel+average price of energy conversion in national electricity market + avoided cost of pollutant emission cuts approved by the Economic Council.

    According to the approved direction for this regulatory article upon act no.93/22688/20/100 of 20/07/2014 of the Economic Council, the base rate for purchase of power from plants for maximum 5 years has been defined: at 4628 Rials per kilowatt-hour (Cost of production and transition to 20KV station) and 4480 Rials per kilowatt-hour for plants (only electricity production).

    Policy type
    • Renewables1
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2005
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/iran/name-32118-en.php?s=dHlwZT1yZSZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PG5hdiBpZD0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYiI-PGEgaHJlZj0iLyI-SG9tZTwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy8iPlBvbGljaWVzIGFuZCBNZWFzdXJlczwvYT4gJnJhcXVvOyA8YSBocmVmPSIvcG9saWNpZXNhbmRtZWFzdXJlcy9yZW5ld2FibGVlbmVyZ3kvIj5SZW5ld2FibGUgRW5lcmd5PC9hPjwvbmF2Pg,,
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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