Power Plant in Tehran to Be Decommissioned

Tehran has more than five million power subscribers of which 75% are households and at least 100,000 new customers join the subscription list every year
Power Plant in Tehran to Be DecommissionedPower Plant in Tehran to Be Decommissioned

The 200-megawatt Besat Thermal Power Plant in south Tehran is dilapidated after 50 plus years in service. It is close to decommissioning and will be replaced with a modern combined-cycled power plant, director of the project at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
“We will replace the old power plant that has 20% efficiency with a 330 MW power station with 58% efficiency,” Alireza Nasrollahi was quoted as saying by ILNA.
“The plant consumes 100,000 cubic meters of gas to produce 200 MW of power. The new facility will use 70,000 cubic meters and generate 330 MW,” he added.
Thermal power stations account for 80% of total power generation in Iran and enhancing infrastructure at regular intervals is crucial.


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