DST in Iran?

Jesper Norgaard Welen jnorgard at prodigy.net.mx
Sat Mar 17 05:04:44 UTC 2007

Although the following link does not give any clue to if the Iranian
parliament's 37 members effort to put back DST in Iran will be adopted, it
still gives an interesting twist to the issue:

http://www.roozonline.com/english/archives/2007/03/002811.php  Here is an
excerpt, with thanks to roozonline:

Shirani predicted that the government’s new policy of abandoning daylight
saving time would result in a loss of 3,000 billion riyals (335 million
dollars), and a 300 megawatt increase in the consumption of electricity
during peak hours. 

Shirani noted, “All findings had been published in studies and reports. It
seems that the government has decided to abandon the policy without regard
for the opinion of experts at the Ministry of Energy.” 

Jesper Nørgaard Welen

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