About companyCapacity certificateThermal Power Plants Holding Company, with nearly 129 public and private power plants in 28 provinces with a (nominal) power generation capacity of 68,388 MW throughout the country, is responsible for organizing government enterprise activities in the field of thermal power generation connected to the transmission network and above. The country distributes electricity, manages subsidiaries and plans, manages the development and operation of these power plants within the framework of the policies of the Ministry of Energy and facilitates the participation of the non-governmental sector in the production of thermal power.A capacity certificate is an exchangeable document issued with the permission of the Ministry of Energy based on the creation of new reliable power plant capacity or the reduction of the contractual power of existing subscribers. Each unit of these bonds represents a commitment to provide one kilowatt of safe power plant capacity for an indefinite period. These bonds are a tool compatible with the new business environment to ensure a reliable and stable electricity supply. In a situation where investment is left to the private sector and government institutions have only the role of policy-making and regulation and market monitoring, the supplier and applicant of electricity in this market, exchange capacity certificates and each with sufficient confidence to build supply capacity Or absorb the power created in the future, pursue their activities. Planning to create a capacity certificate market in the Ministry of Energy began in the late 1980s, and in September 2014, the Supreme Stock Exchange Council, based on the Securities Market Law, recognized and approved the financial instrument Capacity Certificate in the Iranian Energy Exchange as a financial instrument. And in February 2009, its market was officially launched. The market for capacity certificates can create a fundamental change in the country's electricity industry, because it provides the necessary and sufficient assurance for the use of safe and stable electricity in all seasons and peak times for the buyers of these securities, and on the other hand, causes more interest. Private will be the basis for investment in this industry.