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January 11, 2022

Zahedan Combined Cycle Power Plant, Iran

By Carmen

Zahedan Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 480MW gas fired power project. It is located in Sistan and Baluchistan, Iran. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 480 480 Active Sistan and Baluchistan, Iran SK Engineering & Construction; Thermal Power Plant Holding; Unit International


The project was developed by SK Engineering & Construction, Thermal Power Plant Holding and Unit International. The project is currently owned by Unit International.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

The project cost is $327m.

The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Government of Iran under a power purchase agreement for a period of 6 years.

Contractors Involved

MAPNA Group was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 gas turbines, each with 162MW nameplate capacity.

About SK Engineering & Construction

SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (SK E&C), a subsidiary of SK Holdings Co Ltd, is a general construction contracting company. SK E&C offers engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services in the areas of housing, petrochemical, infrastructure, industrial, and technology sectors. The company executes the construction of residential buildings, intelligent buildings, cultural facilities, hostels, sports complexes and other construction and engineering-related projects. SK E&C also provides project development, financing, engineering, procurement, and operation and maintenance related services. It provides petrochemical, oil refining, and gas plant construction services, and industrial plant and engineering services. SK E&C has operations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

About Unit International

Unit International S.A. (Unit) is an energy service provider that offers electricity and natural gas services. The company offers services such as project development, turnkey EPC power plant construction, electricity trading and natural gas trading. Its project development services include land selection, authorizations or licensing, contract negotiation, and financing. Unit has its operating units in Turkey, Eastern Europe, and the Middle Eastern countries. The company’s business activities comprise electricity generation, electricity trade, power plant construction, business and project development, gas and commodity trade, property investments, biotechnology and tourism investments. Unit is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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