Aras Free power station

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Aras Free power station is a 451-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant under construction in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Aras Free Zone, Jolfa, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

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Background

According to Energy Central, MAPNA CEO Abbas Ali Abadi and MIG CEO Mojtaba Rahmani "signed a deal over the construction of a 450-megawatt power plant in Aras Free Zone in northwestern Iran. The power plant will use Siemens Class F technology provided by MAPNA Group and the investment will be made by Mani International Group" in November 2017. Construction was proposed to take "about 40 months."[1]

The groundbreaking ceremony took place on February 3, 2018. At that time, a press release stated the first phase of the powerplant was "scheduled to be completed in 24 months."[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Mani International Group (MIG)[3]
  • Parent company: Mani International Group (MIG)
  • Location: Aras Free Zone, Jolfa, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
  • Coordinates: 38.9302, 45.6326 (approximate)
  • Gross generating capacity (under construction): 451 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired combined cycle, 451 MW (start-up in 2022)[2]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Bahrain News Agency Deal signed over combined-cycle power plant in Irans Aras FZ Energy Centeral Nov. 7, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for F-class Power Plant in Northwestern Iran". MAPNA Group. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  3. MAPNA Group Signs Contract to Construct F-Class Power Plant, MAPNA Group, Nov 6, 2017