Key Facts

  • Owner Iran Power Development Company
  • Location Iran
  • Status Execution
  • Classification Oil/Gas Power Plant, Power Generation
  • Contract ($m) $1,500m
  • Contract Type Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Main Contract Completion Q2 2013
  • Contact the project owner (MEED Projects subscribers only)


Iran wants to add more than 3,000MW of gas-fired power generation capacity to its national network.

The simple cycle gas-fired plants will eventually be converted to combined-cycle facilities. Iran Power Development Company is building seven gas-fired power plants, all of will eventually be converted to combined-cycle facilities, at Zanjan, Hormozgan, Mahshahr, Semnan, Islam-Abade Gharb, Oromiyeh and Iranshahr.

Steam turbines will be added to convert the plants into combined-cycle facilities. The steam turbines will have a total capacity of 6,000MW, bringing the total capacity of the new plants to 9,180MW.

Work includes:

  • Combustion gas turbine generators
  • Heat recovery steam generators
  • 20 159MW gas turbines
  • Steam turbines (6,000 MW)
  • Transformers
  • Substations
  • Switchyard