Coal Fired, Middle East & Africa

Iran plans $1bn coal fired power plant

Iran is to develop its first coal power generation plant with the assistance of Chinese financial backing.

Iran’s Deputy Energy Minister for Electricity Mohammad Behzad said the power station in Tabas would be built at a cost of $1bn and generate 650 MW of electricity when it becomes operational, four years after financing is secured.
Minister for Electricity Mohammad Behzad
The project is likely to be kicked off by the end of Fifth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2015) of the country.

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