Wednesday, April 18th, 2017
Switzerland and Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the cyber-based wind energy project on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, in Tehran, Iran. The MoU marked the start of the cooperation on cyber-based wind energy project by giving technical assistance and the management of cyber-based wind energy, including the production, processing, handling, and utilization of the project itself.
Both states believed that development is needed, especially in the field of cyber infrastructure. And the development of renewable energy needs to be integrated with the cyber system. Both also agreed that the cyber infrastructure needs the energy to be operated, and energy nowadays is being operated via the cyber system. The renewable energy also can lessen the pollution. And both countries have decided to cooperate on developing the renewable energy, especially wind energy, as they believed that the renewable energy is now an important part in the field of energy and needs to be developed.
Iran felt that Switzerland was a country with a good energy management and development, and Switzerland also stated that Iran has a great potential in the internet space, but they still need assistance with the technical engineering such as transferring technology, exchanging knowledge and expertise. Switzerland also hoped that this MoU served as a good chance for them to develop the cyberspace. After the MoU, both states hope that the cooperation will be a good start for more cooperation in the future.