Sirik power station

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Sirik power station is a 1,400-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction (as of June 2019) in Sirik County, southern Hormozgan Province, Iran.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Sirik - Byaban District, Hormozgan Province, Iran.

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Background

Russia and Iran signed agreements for the Sirik power station in July 2016. Officials from the two countries attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the plant on February 21, 2017.[2]

In September 2019, the Iranian energy minister said that the Sirik power station construction was expected to commence within two months. Russia is expected to provide a loan to fund 85 percent of the construction costs, 1.2 billion euros, while Iran is funding the remaining 15 percent of the 1.4 billion euro project. The power plant comprises four units, each with a capacity to produce 350 MW.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Thermal Power Plants Holding Company[3]
  • Parent company: Tavanir (Iran Energy Ministry)[4]
  • Location: Sirik County, Hormozgan Province, Iran.
  • Coordinates: 26.5201, 57.1072 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 1,400 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-4: 350 MW per unit (to start 2022)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Iran to start construction of Sirik powerplant by Russian fund: energy min. GEHR News Sept. 15, 2019
  2. Staff reporter Construction begins on Iran’s Sirik gas power plant Interfax Global Energy, Feb 21, 2017
  3. $1.6b Thermal Power Plant for Hormozgan Financial Tribune Jan 15, 2017
  4. Staff Iran's Energy Ministry Defends Power Deal With Turkish Co. Financial Tribune Nov. 11, 2016