Bakhtiary is a 1,500MW hydro power project. It is planned on Bakhtiary river/basin in Lorestan, Iran. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2013 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 4,800 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 289.3m and 228.5m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 6 in number. The penstock length will be 51m. The penstock diameter will be 6.5m. The project is expected to generate 3,000 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 6 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 250 MVA.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2013. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

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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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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