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November 24, 2021

Masjed-e-Soleiman, Iran

By Carmen

Masjed-e-Soleiman is a 2,000MW hydro power project. It is located on Karun river/basin in Khuzestan, Iran. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,000 2,000 Active Khuzestan, Iran

Description

The project is currently owned by Iran Water and Power Resources Development.

The gross head and net head of the project are 151m and 145m respectively. The project generated 3,700 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1991 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2002.

Contractors Involved

Farab was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Masjed-e-Soleiman (Masjed-e-Soleiman 1) is equipped with Harbin Turbine francis turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Masjed-e-Soleiman (Masjed-e-Soleiman 2) is equipped with Voith St. Polten francis turbines. The phase consists of 4 turbines with 254MW nameplate capacity.

ABB supplied 4 electric generators for the Masjed-e-Soleiman (Masjed-e-Soleiman 1). The generator capacity is 263 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the Masjed-e-Soleiman (Masjed-e-Soleiman 2). The generator capacity is 263 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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