The Sahand Combined Cycle Power Plant is 451MW gas fired power project. It is planned in East Azerbaijan, 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 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Thermal Power Plant Holding. 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 Gasoline, Diesel.

The project cost is expected to be around $277.401m.

The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 144MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors involved

MAPNA Group will be the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company is expected to provide 1 unit of MGT-80 gas turbine with 307MW nameplate capacity.

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About Thermal Power Plant Holding

Thermal Power Plant Holding Co is involved in the operation and development of thermal power plants, establishment of new thermal plants, following the ministry of energy and management of stocks of the company in affiliated companies. The company is


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