25MW Thermal Power Plant to Go on Stream in Gachsaran

In a bid to meet the increasing demand for electricity in Gachsaran, in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in the southwest, a small thermal power plant will be connected to the national grid by the end of the current fiscal (March 2019), said the managing director of Khuzestan Regional Electric Company.
According to the company’s website, Mahmoud Dasht-Bozorg said the plant built by the private sector will have a capacity of 25 megawatts and the KZREC has guaranteed to buy its electricity for five years.
Gachsaran is known as Iran's oil roof because of its lofty oil towers. It is home to the second largest oil field in Iran.
Located on the east of Behbahan in Khuzestan Province, Gachsaran has a population of 324,000 people and has   45,000 electricity subscribers.

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