Al-Mahdi Smelter power station

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Al-Mahdi Smelter power station (نيروگاه سيكل تركيبي مجمع الومينيم المهدي) is a power station under construction in Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Al-Mahdi Smelter power station Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran 27.16214, 56.08062 (approximate)[1][2][3]

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 construction[4][5][6] gas[7][8] 500[4] combined cycle[9][8] not found 2024[8]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 Almahdi Aluminium Corp[10] Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation Organization

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): power[4]
  • Captive industry: Aluminum[4]

Articles and Resources


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  2.!3m1!1e3!4m9!1m2!2m1!1sAl-mahdi+Smelter+iran!3m5!1s0x0:0x73a238b45561c083!8m2!3d27.1631062!4d56.0794544!15sChVBbC1tYWhkaSBTbWVsdGVyIGlyYW6SAQxtYW51ZmFjdHVyZXI. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "". Archived from the original on July 20, 2021.
  5. "Balli signs up for Al-Mahdi aluminium offtake". July 8, 2004. Archived from the original on July 30, 2021. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  6. Archived from the original on 2022-12-17. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. "". Archived from the original on July 1, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Al Mahdi Aluminium Power Plant, Iran". Power Technology. December 6, 2021. Archived from the original on July 9, 2022. Retrieved July 11, 2022.
  9. "". Archived from the original on July 30, 2021.
  10. "". Archived from the original on July 9, 2021.

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