Derbandikhan is a 249MW hydro power project. It is located on Diyala Sirwan river/basin in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1990.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 249 249 Active Sulaymaniyah, Iraq


The project is currently owned by Government of Iraq.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,800 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 80m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1990.

Contractors Involved

Mitsubishi Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 83MW nameplate capacity.

Mitsubishi Electric supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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