Electricity generation of Iran’s Bandar Abbas TPP surges

Oil&Gas 23 January 2022 09:00 (UTC +04:00)
Electricity generation of Iran’s Bandar Abbas TPP surges

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 23

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Iran’s Bandar Abbas Thermal Power Plant’s electricity generation in the Hormozgan Province (southern Iran) increased by about 9 percent, during about the first ten months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021 through January 20, 2022), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Head of the Bandar Abbas TPP Mehdi Moradi said, Trend reports citing Iranian Energy Ministry.

The official noted that the thermal power plant has generated more than 5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity within the mentioned period.

Of this volume, 4.84 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity were generated by steam units and over 152 million kilowatt-hours by gas units, Moradi said.

According to him, Iran's Bandar Abbas Thermal Power Plant is the largest power plant in southern Iran with 4 steam and 2 gas units and plays a key role in supplying electricity to the Hormozgan Province.

The Bandar Abbas TPP is one of the main thermal power plants in Iran. The power generation potential of this power plant is 1,330 megawatts. The power plant has 4 steam units, with each unit's generation capacity of 320-megawatt-hours, and 2 gas units, with a generation capacity of 25 megawatt-hours each.


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