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January 10, 2022

Amir Kabir, Iran

By Carmen

Amir Kabir is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Karaj river/basin in Tehran, Iran. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Active Tehran, Iran

Description

The gross head of the project is 147m. Amir Kabir underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1967,2018-2019. The project generated 151.672 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 45.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1957 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

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Contractors Involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 42.1 MVA.

Methodology

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