Rise in Urmia, Isfahan Power Output

Rise in Urmia, Isfahan Power OutputRise in Urmia, Isfahan Power Output

The first steam unit of Urmia Power Plant in Urmia in West Azarbaijan Province is to come online on Tuesday.
With a capacity of 160 megawatts, the unit was cost $150 million, the Energy Ministry news portal Paven reported. 
To meet rising electricity demand in the region and improve efficiency of the gas-fired power plant, the station is being converted into a combined cycle plant. Construction of two more steam units is also underway.
The capacity of each unit is 160 MW and when all three steam units come on stream power generation capacity of the complex will rise to 480 MW and help save 783 million cubic meters of gas annually.


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