The head of the Tehran City Council, along with a number of council members, visited the Renewable Energy Research Institute. At the meeting with the head of the research institute it was emphasized on the use of scientific innovations in renewable energy, health and transportation in the metropolis of Tehran.
"We have the only laboratory licensed by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology" said Dr Ghobadian, head of the Renewable Energy Research Institute, referring to the Research Institute laboratories and workshops equipment.
Dr. Ghobadian, while referring to the comprehensive plan to reduce Tehran's air pollution which prepared in the Tehran municipality, described the areas of university research Institute cooperation with the municipality and the Tehran City Council, and said that the Renewable Energy Research Institute could extend its cooperation in various fields: complete design and modeling of the Tehran air pollution flow, building a power plant in contaminated areas of southern Tehran, designing and manufacturing of biodiesel production workshops, waste collection, pollutants and waste and converting them into bio-gas, the cultivation of starchy plants around Tehran in order to Bio-ethanol production and MTBE removal in collaboration with the Tehran municipality.
It is worth mentioning that The Institute is one of the leading research centers in the field of renewable energy in Iran, in which researchers work in the field of domestic technology of the production, processing and use of renewable energies. The research center consists of two laboratories: Biodiesel, Bio-ethanol, Biodiesel and Bioethanol Production Workshop, Mechanical Workshop (Manufacturing), and Engine and Vehicle Research section.