The Mahshahr Power Plant is 968MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Khuzestan, Iran. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in February 2017. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Iran Power Development. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Diesel.

Mahshahr Power Plant (Mahshahr Steam Turbine Power Plant) consists of 2 steam turbines with 160MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in February 2017.

Contractors involved

Mahshahr Power Plant (Mahshahr Gas Turbine Power Plant) will be equipped with MAPNA Turbine Engineering & Manufacturing MGT-70 gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines with 162MW nameplate capacity.

MAPNA Generator Engineering & Manufacturing is expected to be the supplier of electric generator for the Mahshahr Power Plant (Mahshahr Gas Turbine Power Plant).

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About Iran Power Development

Iran Power Development Co (IPD) is a company that manufactures copper and aluminum cables and wires. It offers products that include medium voltage aerial spacer cables, overhead cables with aluminium alloy, overhead conductors (ACSR), aerial bundle cables, aluminum wires, earth cables, and various types of low-voltage wires and cables. In addition, it also manufactures self-supporting cables, cross-linked polyethylene insulated (XLPE) aluminum cables, aluminum wires focus steel, minc, dog, hina, links, and suspended bare copper cables. The company's products find applications in low voltage metropolitan, suburban and rural networks, for public lighting and house connections. It has a manufacturing facility in Tehran and distributes the products across Iran. IPD is headquartered in Tehran, Iran.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.