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New Hydroelectric Power Plant in Western Province

Iran inaugurated the first unit of a new hydroelectric power plant in the western province of Kermanshah that increased the country’s nominal capacity to produce electricity to more than 77,100 megawatts (MW). The first unit of the Darian power plant in Kermanshah was recently connected to the national grid, increasing the country’s nominal capacity from […]

Iran Inaugurates New Hydropower Plant

Iran on Thursday inaugurated a new hydroelectric power plant that increased the country’s hydropower generation capacity to around 12,000 megawatts. Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian on Thursday opened the hydropower plant at ‘Roodbar’ dam, in Aligoodarz, the western province of Lorestan. According to the minister, inauguration of the plant helped the total hydropower generation capacity of […]

S Korea to Build Dam on Iran’s Main River

A major South Korean water service company has signed a contract with Iran to construct a storage dam on the Karun River, southwest of Iran. K-water, a leading South Korean company with expertise in water resources management, is going to build the Karun-2 dam on Iran’s only navigable river. Feasibility studies on the construction of […]