Meghri Hydro Power Plant is a 100MW hydro power project. It is planned on Aras/Arax river/basin in Syunik, Armenia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 100 100 Permitting Syunik, Armenia Farab


The project is being developed and currently owned by Farab.

Meghri Hydro Power Plant is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 90m. The project is expected to generate 800 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $323m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

About Farab

Farab Co (Farab) is a diversified company. The company offers services such as project management, design and engineering, financing, procurement, construction and commissioning, and operation and maintenance services. It also provides contracting services for various energy projects. Farab’s field of activities includes hydropower plants, thermal power plants, railway industries, wind farm, energy management and mineral industries. The company constructs Thermal Power Plants Projects, Oil and Gas Projects, Petrochemical Projects, Railway Industries Projects, Smart Grid Projects and Water Projects. It has operations in Iran and the UAE. Farab is headquartered in Tehran, Iran.


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