Iran starts construction of 546 megawatt power plant in Sabzevar
Tehran, Iran, Feb.2
Iran has started the construction of Sabzevar combined-cycle power plant, Trend reports citing Iranian government’s official website.
“Fortunately, the energy balance in Khorasan Razavi province is positive, and now 600 million euros is being invested in the province's power plants so that these plants can help the country's national network during the summer peak,” Mohsen Tarztalab, Managing Director of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company, said on the sidelines of the ceremony to launch the construction.
He noted that the Sabzevar power plant will consist of two gas units each with capacity of 183 megawatts and a steam generator with capacity of 180 megawatts. “It is expected that the plant will be synchronized with the main network in summer 2020.”
The purpose of this plant is to provide reliable and stable electricity supply to the country's national electricity grid, especially Khorasan Razavi province, he added.
“This project will be funded by the Naja Cooperation Foundation and the Ofogh Persian Gulf Energy Development Company is also listed as one of the project companies.”
He said that the total cost of the construction of the plant is estimated at 275 million euros, according to MAPNA, the contractor of the project.