Dez Dam is a 520MW hydro power project. It is located on Dez river/basin in Khuzestan, Iran. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1963. Buy the profile here.


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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