Zahedan Combined-Cycle Power Plant

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Zahedan Combined-Cycle Power Plant, also called Ofogh Zahedan power plant and Zahedan 2, is a 540-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction in Sistan & Baluchestan Province, Iran.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Zahedan, Sistan & Baluchestan Province, Iran.

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Background

Originally reported as a 480 MW[1] capacity plant, other reporting of construction stated a capacity of 540 MW.[2] Construction was supposed to be completed in 2020. As of July 2021 it appears to still be underway, if not stalled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ofogh Mehr Tous Company[2]
  • Parent company: Ofogh Mehr Tous Company
  • Location: Zahedan, Sistan & Baluchestan Province, Iran
  • Coordinates: 29.42128, 60.80957 (approximate)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (under construction): 540 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas- and diesel-fired[4][5] combined cycle[2], 540 mw[2] (start-up in 2020)[1]

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