Possibility of exporting electricity by exploiting Harris power plant
Possibility of exporting electricity by exploiting Harris power plant The Deputy Governor of East Azerbaijan for Civil Affairs, referring to the serious efforts of the government to complete the Harris power plant, said: “This power plant will have the capacity to export electricity to neighboring countries.”
According to the IRIB news agency, Mohammad Sadegh Pourmehdi, during his visit to the executive stages of the 1,000-megawatt power plant in Harris city, added: “Harris power plant is one of the basic and needed projects in the region. It also provides electricity.
All the equipment of this power plant has been purchased and its installation will start from August this year. Referring to the allocation of 266 million dollars from the National Development Fund to this project, Pourmehdi said: The total estimated cost of construction of this power plant is 12 thousand billion rials with the opening of the first phase. This year, in addition to providing sustainable electricity to the region and connecting to the national grid, about 100 specialists will be employed. And each unit of steam generates 180 MW.
The East Azarbaijan Deputy Governor for Civil Engineering continued: “The construction of the 1,000-megawatt power plant in Harris city with a credit of more than 1,750 billion rials and 235 million euros will start in 1994 and the first phase will be put into operation in 1996.”