President Rouhani Inaugurates Steam Unit I of Asaluyeh Power Plant

President Rouhani Inaugurates Steam Unit I of Asaluyeh Power Plant

The first steam unit of Asaluyeh Combined Cycle Power Plant was inaugurated via videoconference by President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, June 4, 2019.  Construction of the power plant's steam portion was also carried out by MAPNA Group under a buyback scheme with Thermal Power Plants Holding Company. Investment will be compensated via the fuel savings in the power plant within a two-year span. Operations to set up the steam portion of the power plant kicked off in 2016 and ended by March 2020. The first of three 160-MW steam units was inaugurated on June 4, 2020. Upon full synchronization of the steam portion, Asaluyeh Combined Cycle Power Plant will have a nominal power...

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Parand Power Plant Steam Portion Comes into Full Operation

The third and final steam cycle of Parand Combined Cycle Power Plant was officially launched on Thursday, April 18, 2020 in an online ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani, Minister of Power Reza Ardakanian, MAPNA President Abbas Aliabadi and a number of senior officials from the Ministry of Power. Deputy Minister of Power for Electricity and Energy Affairs Homayoun Haeri and MAPNA President Abbas Aliabadi update the president on the project during the launching ceremony.  "Three 160-MW steam cycles in Parand Combined Cycle Power Plant are now running in full force, bringing the power generation capacity of the plant to 1503 MWs," said Haeri. "With...

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Parand Power Plant Steam Portion Comes into Full Operation
Aqkand Wind Farm Starts Operation

Aqkand Wind Farm Starts Operation

MAPNA Group's second wind farm was put into operation on Wednesday, November 28, 2019, in a ceremony attended by Minister of Power Reza Ardakanian and MAPNA Group President Abbas Aliabadi.   President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the wind farm via video conferencing. Located on the outskirts of Mianeh in East Azerbaijan Province, the project was fully constructed and financed by MAPNA Group.   The farm consists of twenty wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MWs each.   The majority of components installed in the farm have been manufactured by MAPNA Group factories. The project was also entirely financed by MAPNA Group.   A groundbreaking environment-friendly...

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MAPNA Group Signs Sewage Treatment Contract with Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO)

MAPNA Group and Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO) have signed a BOT (build-own-transfer) contract for construction of a sewage treatment plant. The plant will process effluent from Fooladshahr and Zarrinshahr, and industrial wastewater and untreated human sewage from Esfahan Steel Company. Sewage will be converted into soft water and industrial water with a treatment rate of 90 percent. The plant's capacity is 850 cubic meters per hour. The project is MAPNA Group's first investment in wastewater treatment business. Challenges of water scarcity in Iran have increased the importance of sewage treatment. The contract is for 15 years and entails treated wastewater purchase agreement for...

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