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Major Hydropower Projects

Being Operated

  Karun 3

  Karkhe

  Masjed Soleiman

Being Executed

  Bakhtiari

  Rudbar Lorestan

  Siahbishe

  Seimare

  Karun 4

  Gotvand

  Khersan3

Being Studied

  Aras Watershed

  Dez Watershed

  Zohre-Henijan

  North Watershed

  Ghezel Ozan

  Karun Watershed

  Karkhe Watershed

Small and Medium
Hydroelectric Projects

 Being Operated

 Being Executed

 Ready for Tendering    & Execution

 Ready for    Investment

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 Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company was established in 1989. The main responsibility of this company is to actualize a considerable part of the hydropowerpotentials of the country and develop the facilities of reserving and transfering of water.

In order for achieving this goal, IWPCo aims to:
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"Develop and complete the power generating, water transfer and pump-storage projects and render management services to the said projects"

IWPCo is active in the following fields:

  • Preparing, operating and developing hydropowerpower generating facilities and structures

  • Preparing and implementing national projects in the fields of providing and transferring water and pump-storage facilities and structures

  • Rendering project management services in the fields of hydropowerpower plants facilities on the basis of different financing methods

  • Designing different projects in respect of water industry policies of the country and proposing them to the Mother Company of Iran Water Resources Management and supervising these projects

  • Feasibility studies for hydropowerprojects and proposing them to the Mother Company of Iran Water Resources Management

  • Providing standards in the fields related to the goals of the company and providing consulting services in this regard

  • Implementing programs of Mother Company of Iran Water Resources Management in the field of supporting and boosting potentials for contracting, consulting and constructing hydropowerpower plants equipments and attracting public partnership in this regard

  • Cooperating with research companies in order to develop scientific, technical and economic potentials, including new scientific and technical methods for implementation of water and hydropowerstructures
  • Purchasing services from private sector in the fields of research and implementation of water and hydropowerstructures in order to decrease the costs, boost the productivity and increase the quality of services
  • Performing all types of activities and exchanges which are necessary to achieve the goals of the company, within the framework of the relevant rules and regulations

IWPCo is an independent legal entity and a joint vencher stock company. IWPCo is financially independent and follows its own articles of association. IWPCo is one of the sub-divisions of Mother Company of Iran Water Resources Management and all its shares belong to the government.

The main components of IWPCo are as following:

  1. General Assembly

  2. Board of Managers and Manager of the Board

  3. Inspector and Auditor of IWPCo, They follow the regulations set by the Ministry of Energy in respect of policies, programs and activities

The main office of IWPCo is located in Tehran, but it is active all over the country.

IWPCoo has completed the construction and implementation of four power plants, with the capacity of approximately 4000 MW and has 7 projects in hand, with the capacity of more than 6500 MW, which will be completed by the end of fourth Development Program.

IWPCoo is also studying the feasibility of more than 16000 MW of different power plant projects.

The following table shows the implementation and construction status of dams and hydropowerpower plants before and after Islamic Revolution:

Before the Islamic Revolution
Name of Dam and Power Plant Capacity (MW) Status Implementation Year
Karaj Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 90 Being implemented 1340
Dez Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 520 Being implemented 1342
Sefidrud Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 87.5 Being implemented 1343
Shahid Abbaspoor (Karun 1) Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 1000 Being implemented 1356
After the Islamic Revolution (By IWPCo)
Name of Dam and Power Plant Capacity (MW) Status Implementation Year
Karkhe Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 400 Being Implemented 1382
Masjed Soleyman Dam and hydropowerPower Plant (1st Phase) 1000 Being Implemented The end of 1381
Karun 3 Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 2000 Being Implemented 1383
Kuhrang Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 35 Being Implemented 1383
Small and Micro hydropowerPower Plant 13 Being Implemented
Masjed Soleyman Dam and hydropowerPower Plant (Development Phase) 1000 Being Constructed
Gotvand Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 1500+500 Being Constructed
Karun 4 Dam and hydropowerPower Plant (Development Phase) 1000 Being Constructed
Seimareh Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 480 Being Constructed
Rudbar Lorestan Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 450 Being Constructed
Bakhtiari Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 1500 Being Constructed
Siahbishe Dam and Pump-Storage Power Plant (Generation) 960 (Consumption) Being Constructed
Kersan 3 Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 300 Being Constructed
Aras Dam and hydropowerPower Plant 160 Being Constructed
Lavarek Underground Power Plant 47 Being Constructed
Yasuj Chain Power Plant 10.3 Being Constructed
Power Plant of Shahid Rajaee Dam 13.5 Being Constructed
Piran 7.2 Being Constructed

 

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