Iran launches wind power plant in country

Iran Materials 14 June 2024 10:41 (UTC +04:00)
Elnur Baghishov
Elnur Baghishov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 14. The Mil Nader wind power plant with a capacity of 50 megawatts was put into operation on June 6 in Sistan and Baluchestan province located in the southeast of Iran, the statement of Iran's Energy Ministry said, Trend reports.

The event was held on June 6 with the participation of Iranian Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian on the commissioning of several energy facilities in Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran. The event was attended by 1st Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, Acting President of Iran, in video format.

A total of 56.5 million euros have been spent on the Mil Nader wind farm, which was commissioned on June 6. This plant has 20 turbines with a capacity of 2.5 megawatts. The construction of the station started in 2020. The station was built by Iran's MAPNA group.

The Mil Nader wind power plant is located in the Nimruz district of Sistan and Baluchestan province on an area of 1,000 hectares.

Iran's Ministry of Energy states that for every 100 megawatts of electricity generated by the power plant, 250 million liters of water and 30 million liters of diesel fuel will be saved per year.

Furthermore, Iran's Renewable Energy and Electricity Consumption Organization has developed a program to increase the capacity of the power plant in question to 700 megawatts.

To note, on June 6, water and electricity facilities were commissioned in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan province as part of 28 projects of Iran's Ministry of Energy for 200 trillion rials (about $534 million).

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