Zarand Tpph power station

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Zarand Tpph power station نیروگاه سیکل ترکیبی زرند ( also known as Mahtab Kavir power plant) is a 484-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Kerman Province, Iran.


The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Zarand, Kerman Province, Iran.

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Construction of the plant began in 2018, and in June 2020 the gas turbine phase was 45% complete.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Iranian Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH)
  • Parent company: Tavanir
  • Location: Zarand, Kerman Province, Iran
  • Coordinates: 30.66493, 56.62137 (exact)[2][3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating[4]): 162 MW
  • Gross generating capacity (construction[4]): 322 MW
    • Unit GT2: Gas-fired[1] open cycle gas turbine[1], 162 MW[1](start -up year unknown)[7][5][6]
    • Unit ST3: Steam turbine (combined cycle conversion), 160 MW (start-up year unknown)[7][1]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 استاندار کرمان: نیروگاه سیکل ترکیبی زرند ۴۵درصد پیشرفت فیزیکی دارد, Islamic Republic News Agency, Jul 2020
  2. نیروگاه سیکل ساده زرند کرمان, Google Maps, accessed Aug 3, 2021
  3. آغاز عملیات اجرایی نیروگاه سیکل ترکیبی زرند, Energy Today, accessed Aug 3, 2021
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Signing the Contract of "Zarand Combined Cycle Power Plant (Gas Portion)"". Monenco Iran Consulting Engineers (in فارسی). Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  5. 5.0 5.1 بهره برداری از نیروگاه سیکل ترکیبی جدید در زرند, Khabarban, Jun 12, 2021
  6. 6.0 6.1 Islamic Republic of Iran Ministry of Energy; Tavanir Expert Holding Company (March 2020). "Iran Electric Power Industry 2019-2020" (PDF). Ministry of Energy, Statistical Network. Archived from the original on July 2, 2021. Retrieved July 2, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Transformer of Mahtab Kavir power plant".