Dez Dam is a 520MW hydro power project. It is located on Dez river/basin in Khuzestan, Iran. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1963.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 520 520 Active Khuzestan, Iran


The hydro reservoir capacity is 3.32 million cubic meter. The project generated 1,975.255 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1963.

Contractors Involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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