CCGT Plants in Iran - other provinces
Abadan
Location: Khuzestan
Operator: Khuzestan Generation Management Co
Configuration: 4 X 123 MW 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: diesel oil, natural gas
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Moshanir, Speedes
Quick facts: In May 2004, President Khatami officially inaugurated this Rs 1,600bn project, which was developed by Iran Power Development beginning in 2001. The first phase at Abadan took about a quarter of the 100ha site and the gas turbines are to be converted to combined-cycles in the future.

Photograph courtesy of Speedes Group
Posted 23 Oct 2008

Bandar Imam
Location: Khuzestan
Operator: Fajr Petrochemical Co
Configuration: 5 X 96 MW GT11N2-EV gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas, gasoil
Operation: 2000
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Sadelmi
Quick facts: This industrial CHP plan has five GTs with evaporative cooling, four HRSGs, and two auxiliary boilers, all operating in parallel with the grid.

Photograph courtesy of Sadelmi
Posted 25 Nov 2005

Gilan
Location: Gilan
Operator: Tavanir
Configuration: Three, 435-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 1992-1997
HRSG supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Ghods Niroos, Tavanir, Azarab Energy Industries

Photograph courtesy of Ministry of Energy
Posted 26 Oct 2008

Kahnooj
Location: Kerman
Operator: Arian Mah-Taab Gostar Co
Configuration: two 484-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2007-
T/G supplier: Tuga, Pars
EPC: Mapna, Pishmagan
Quick facts: The first GT at this site was synchronized in Jun 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Pishgaman Sanat va Niroo Co
Posted 12 Nov 2008

Kerman
Location: Kerman
Operator: Tavanir
Configuration: Two 483-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines, 6 X 161-MW V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2001-2008
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
EPC: Ghods Niroo Consulting Engineers, Mapna, Monenco Iran
Quick facts: The plant is connected to the grid through a 4000kV switchyard.

Photograph courtesy of Mapna
Posted 31 Jul 2005

Khorramshahr
Location: Khuzestan
Operator: Iran Power Development Co
Configuration: 6 X 162-MW V94.2 gas turbines
Operation: 2009-2014
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo, Tuga, Pars
EPC: Mapna
Quick facts: This plant is in the Arvand Free Zone, 8km from Khorramshahr city. Construction started in Jun 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Iran Power Development Co
Posted 6 Jul 2014

Khoy
Location: West Azarbaijan
Operator: West Azarbaijan Generation Management
Configuration: 350-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1998-2002
HRSG supplier: FW
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: Mapna, Moshaver Niroo, Monenco Iran
Quick facts: The simple-cycle phase of the Khoy project cost $75mn. In Sep 2005, Tavanir said that had signed a sales agreement for the Khoy plant with Sanir Co and Niru Investment Co. Sanir is a power plant development affiliate of the Energy Ministry.

Photograph courtesy of Monenco Iran
Posted 8 Nov 2008

Rudshur
Location: Esfahan
Operator: Arian Mah-Taab Gostar Co
Configuration: 3 X 250 MW V94.3A gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Fichtner, Daryapala, Unit International, Speedes, STFA, Wala Energy Engineering
Quick facts: In July 2004, work began on Iran’s first full-size IPP, the 750-MW Rudshur power station on the Tehran-Saveh highway in Esfahan province. Contract implementation followed the close of a €225mn financing package for the project. Arian Mah-Taab Gostar Co, partially owned by Kerman Development Organization (16.8% stake). The three gas turbines went commercial in Sep and are connected to the grid at 400kV.

Photograph courtesy of Speedes
Posted 23 Oct 2008

Sabalan Ardebil
Location: East Azarbayjan
Operator: East Azarbayjan Power Generation Management Co
Configuration: 4 X 157 MW V94.2 gas turbines
Operation: 2007-2008
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
T/G supplier: Tuga
Quick facts: This power station is on the Ardabil-Meshkin Shahr Road 25km away from Ardebil city. The 80ha site is at 1,300m elevation. The plant was inagurated by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on 10 Nov 2008. Ground-breaking was in 2006 and completion was in less than 30mos at a cost of 3,200bn rials. The project is to be converted to CCGT operation.

Photograph courtesy of East Azarbayjan Power Generation Management Co
Posted 6 Nov 2011

Sanandaj CC
Location: Kordestan
Operator: Iran Power Development Co
Configuration: two 476-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines
Operation: 2005-2011
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
HRSG supplier: Doosan, Mapna
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo, Tuga, Pars
EPC: Mapna
Quick facts: Construction on the steam sets started in Sep 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Iran Power Development Co
Posted 7 Nov 2010

Shirkooh
Location: Yazd
Operator: Farab Energy and Water Projects
Configuration: 484-MW CCGT with V94.2(5) gas turbines
Operation: 2012-2013
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Tuga
EPC: Farab
Quick facts: This power station has a 50ha site on the Foolad Aliagi Road at 1,180m elevation. The plant was officially inagurated by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on 13 Feb 2013. Construction took about two and a half years ago and cost €247mn plus 600bn IR.

Photograph courtesy of Farab Co
Posted 18 Feb 2013

South Esfahan
Location: Esfahan
Operator: Mapna
Configuration: 6 X 159-MW V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Tuga
EPC: Mapna
Quick facts: This was one of Iran's launch IPPs and was a joint venture with IFIC Holding AG. Construction started in Jul 2004

Photograph courtesy of Ministry of Energy
Posted 26 Oct 2008

 
Sufian
Location: East Azarbayjan
Operator: East Azarbayjan Power Generation Management Co
Configuration: 4 X 25 MW gas turbines
Operation: 1984-1985
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
T/G supplier: AEG
Quick facts: This power station is on the Tabriz-Marand Road 25km away from Tabriz city. In 2001, it was converted to dual-fuel capability.

Photograph courtesy of East Azarbayjan Power Generation Management Co
Posted 6 Nov 2011

Yazd CC
Location: Yazd
Operator: Mapna
Configuration: 406-MW CCGT with9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, diesel oil
Operation: 2000-2006
HRSG supplier: Doosan, Mapna
T/G supplier: GEC-Alsthom, Siemens
EPC: Mapna
Quick facts: The gas turbines at Yazd were retrofit with fogging systems by AxEnergy in 2006. A second CCGT block is under construction at Yazd. This will have a 17-MWe equivalent solar trough system to assist in steam generation for the steam T/G set.

Photograph courtesy of Ministry of Energy
Posted 9 Nov 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 06-Jul-2014

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