Sardasht Dam is a 150MW hydro power project. It is located on Little Zab 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. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019. Buy the profile here.


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

The hydro reservoir capacity is 380 million cubic meter. The project generated 422 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $400m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 60 MVA.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2019.

Contractors involved

Farab was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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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.


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