MAPNA-built Khorramabad Power Plant Starts Operation

MAPNA-built Khorramabad Power Plant Starts Operation

Khorramabad Combined Cycle Power Plant started operation on Thursday, May 28th, 2019. The inauguration ceremony was attended by MAPNA President Abbas Aliabadi, CEO of Thermal Power Plants Holding Company Mohsen Tarztalab, Governor of Lorestan Province Mousa Khademi, and executives involved in the project. "MAPNA Group has acquired the knowhow to manufacture advanced, complicated power plant equipment today" said MAPNA President Abbas Aliabadi in his speech at the inauguration ceremony. "MAPNA Group will synchronize the the steam portion of the power plant to the national grid by next year, which will bring about positive environmental impact and help reduce fuel...

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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
Third Steam Unit of Parand Power Plant Synchronized to the Grid

Third Steam Unit of Parand Power Plant Synchronized to the Grid

At 04:24 PM on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, MAPNA Group technicians synchronized the third steam unit of Parand combined cycle power plant to the national electricity grid.   This was the last step in development of Parand Combined Cycle Power Plant's steam portion, a project carried out under a buyback contract with Thermal Power Plants Holding Company.   Parand Combined Cycle Power Plant comprises of six gas-fired units running on V94.2 turbines, of which three have been upgraded to MAP2B turbine, MAPNA Group's homegrown turbine which holds a higher efficiency rate.   With addition of three steam units each with a capacity of 160 MWs, Parand now functions as a...

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MAPNA Inaugurates Three Power Plants Across Iran

MAPNA Group inaugurated three power plants in central and southern Iran on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  The power plants in Bandar Abbas, Asaluyeh, and Parand were inaugurated simultaneously via video conference in a ceremony attended by Power Minister Reza Ardakanian and MAPNA President Abbas Aliabadi.  First steam unit of Asaluyeh Combined Cycle Power Plant in Asaluyeh region and first gas-fired unit of Hengam F-class combined cycle power plant in Bandar Abbas, both on the coast of the Persian Gulf, and the steam unit of Parand power plant in southern Tehran were inaugurated during a ceremony held in headquarters of the Ministry of Power.  "These projects not only...

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MAPNA Inaugurates Three Power Plants Across Iran