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TPPHC Elaborates on Operations to Improve Power Plant Efficiency

The Energy Ministry has boosted efficiency in thermal power plants by 1% over the past four years, which resulted in saving 6.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas as feedstock in the fiscal 2016-17 alone
TPPHC Elaborates on Operations to Improve Power Plant Efficiency TPPHC Elaborates on Operations to Improve Power Plant Efficiency
With an installed power production capacity of around 80,000 MW, Iran meets almost 80% of its electricity demand from thermal plants

To save natural resources in power stations and fight the menace of air pollution, plans are underway to boost thermal power plants' efficiency from 37% to 40% by the end of the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2022), the head of Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.
"In line with these efforts, a highly-efficient gas-fueled power stations with an efficiency of 40% will become operational in the near future in Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province," Mohsen Tarztalab was also quoted as saying by ISNA. 
Average thermal plant efficiency in Iran is 13% lower than European Union standards.

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