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Ageing Power Plants Becoming a Liability

Ageing Power Plants Becoming a Liability  Ageing Power Plants Becoming a Liability

Replacing old and outdated power plants, namely the Rey power station in south Tehran, is a compulsion.
Power plants with a combined production capacity of 3,000 megawatts have long outlived their usefulness and should be either phased out or renovated, local news wires say.
Officials including Mohsen Tarztalab, head of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company warn that if rehabilitating the ageing plants is delayed further their maintenance costs will rise to the detriment of the highly subsidized energy sector and the treasury.

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