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Energy Minister: Power Expansion Projects in 27 Provinces

Energy Minister:  Power Expansion Projects in 27 Provinces Energy Minister:  Power Expansion Projects in 27 Provinces

Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said Tuesday construction work is underway for building 31 power plants with total capacity of 19,000 megawatts in 27 provinces.
Speaking on the sidelines of the groundbreaking ceremony for Shahroud Power Station in Semnan Province, Ardakanian said, "Of the projected output, 12,000 MW will be added to the national grid in the next two years and cost $5 billion," ILNA reported.
According the minister, the projects, mostly funded by  private companies, would be carried out at a total investment of $8 billion.

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