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Ardebil Geothermal Power to Start Operations in Winter

Ardebil Geothermal Power to Start Operations in WinterArdebil Geothermal Power to Start Operations in Winter

First phase of the first geothermal power plant will be launched in winter, the managing director of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said at the weekend.
Located near the city of Meshkin Shahr in Ardebil Province, the plant has a total capacity of 40 megawatts. With 5 MW of electricity, the first phase will be operational by the yearend, the energy ministry news website Paven reported Mohsen Tarztalab as saying.
“More than $2 million have been spent so far on the plant ,” he said, adding that as the first geothermal power plant in the Middle East, it can serve as a model for other countries in the region.

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