Karun 4 is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Karun 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 2010.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,000||1,000||–||Active||Khuzestan, Iran||Iran Water and Power Resources Development|
The project is developed and owned by Iran Water and Power Resources Development.
The net head of the project is 165m. The project generated 2,107 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,090.8m.
The project got commissioned in 2010.
Farab was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 263 MVA.
About Iran Water and Power Resources Development
Iran Water and Power Resources Development Co (IWPC) is an energy company that develops and operates power generating, water transfer and pump storage projects. The company provides activities such as preparing, operating and developing hydropower generating facilities and structures; preparing and implementing national projects in the fields of providing and transferring water and pump-storage facilities and structures. IWPC also offers services such as rendering project management services in the fields of hydropower plants facilities; feasibility studies for hydropower projects and others. IWPC is headquartered in Tehran, Iran.
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