Power Plant

  • Tavanir: Gas Shortages Impairing Power Output
    The state-run Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said Tuesday the widespread power outages in the capital is due to cuts in feedstock (natural gas) deliveries to...
  • Sanandaj Thermal Power Plant Boosts Efficiency
    Operations to increase the efficiency of Sanandaj Thermal Power Plant in Kurdestan Province in western Iran were completed by Iran's top engineering and energy enterprise Mapna, head of technical...
  • Ferdowsi Power Plant Raising Efficiency
    The first 160 megawatt steam unit of Ferdowsi Power Plant in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, was launched at the weekend, as the first step to convert the conventional thermal station into a...
  • Power 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...
  • Dry Towers Curb Water Use in Hamedan Thermal Power Plant
    Using reclaimed wastewater and replacing cool towers with dry towers has helped Hamedan’s Shahid Mofateh Thermal Power Plant to curb water withdrawal from ground resources by 85%, managing director...
  • DoE: Tous Power Plant Not Helping the Environment
    Tous Thermal Power Plant in Khorasan Razavi Province slashed use of mazut as feedstock in the first half of the current Persian calendar year (March 20-Sept. 21, 2020) but is still among the big...
  • Iran's Power Consumption Declines
    Farming communities and industries cut their power consumption (by turning off water pumps and machinery) in the hot season (June-August) by 2 billion kilowatt hours, the Energy Ministry spokesman...
  • Khuzestan Combined-Cycle Power Plant Set for Launch Next Summer
    Gas units of Veys Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Khuzestan Province will come on stream in the summer of 2021, director of CCPP projects at the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said. Located 20...
  • 500 MW Power Plant Starts Operation at Major Oil Block
    To help develop power infrastructure in shared oilfields with Iraq, a 500 megawatt power station became operational in Iran’s largest oil block known as West Karoun in Khuzestan Province, chief...
  • First Step to Phase Out Power Plant in South Tehran
    Construction of a 230 kilovolt gas-insulated substation started Sunday at the site of Rey Power Plant in south Tehran as the first step to phase out the old station, head of the Thermal Power...
  • Ardebil Geothermal Power Plant to Be Commissioned Next March
    The first phase of Iran’ first geothermal power plant will be commissioned by the end of the current fiscal in March 2021, managing director of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said. Located...
  • Kish Power Plants Cut Diesel Use
    Supplying associated petroleum gases from oilfields in Sirri Island to thermal power plants in Kish Island over the decade has significantly cut the use of high levels of diesel, head of operations...
  • Virus Delayed Routine Upkeep of Power Plants
    Routine maintenance of 84 thermal power plants has been completed with a 33-day delay, head of Technical Affairs Department of the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said.  
  • Gas Condensate Will Substitute Natural Gas in Thermal Power Plants
    Studies are underway to redesign gas turbines in power plants so that gas condensate can be used as feedstock instead of natural gas, a deputy energy minister said. “Our engineers and...
  • Rise in Liquid Fuel Use in Power Plants
    The total liquid fuel delivered to the power plants across Iran last year (ended March 19) was 13.8 billion liters, of which about 4.3 billion liters were mazut and 9.5 billion liters diesel,...
  • Average Efficiency of Power Plants Increases Over 38%
    The average efficiency of thermal power plants reached 38.58% last year (ended in March), which was 0.48% more than the year before, managing director of Iran's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company...
  • TPPHC to Decommission Old Power Plants in Tehran
    Iran’s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said it has  plans to phase out power plants with low efficiency (20%), and two ageing power stations in Tehran, namely Tarasht and Rey, could be the...
  • TPPHC Prepares for Summer Demand
    Close to 1,800 megawatts will be added to the national grid next month to help meet rising demand in summer, managing director of Iran's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said. “Thermal power...
  • $153m Spent on Lorestan Power Sector Growth
    To help improve power supply in Lorestan Province (especially in summertime), the second gas unit of Khorramabad Combined Cycle Power Plant became operational on Monday, head of the Department of...
  • Tavanir Has Few Options in Power Balance
    Electricity consumption growth jumps between 5 to 7% per year, and to meet the rising demand power infrastructure (generation and transmission) should expand without interruption, head of state-run...
  • Thermal Power Plants’ Efficiency to Reach 39%
    By the end of the current year (March 2021), the efficiency of thermal power plants will increase by 1% to reach 39%, managing director of Iran's Thermal Power Plants Holding Company said. “This...
  • Normal Hydropower for Tehran in Summertime
    While hydroelectric power plants in Tehran Province set a record last year, these are expected to have normal output this year, head of hydropower installations at Tehran Regional Electricity...
  • New Power Plant in South Tehran
    The third steam unit of Parand Combined-Cycle Power Plant in south Tehran was connected to the national power network on Thursday, raising total production capacity to 83,800 megawatts, deputy...
  • Thermal Power Plants’ Overhaul at Slower Pace
    Routine overhaul of thermal power plants has not been impeded by the coronavirus outbreak and projects are on schedule, the Thermal Power Plants Holding Company deputy for renovation affairs said...
  • Iran Energy Ministry Plans to Use Gas Condensate in Power Plants
    One of the programs of the Energy Ministry in the current fiscal year (started March 20) is to use gas condensates for gas turbines in power plants, Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said in a video...

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