The third unit of Karun 4 Power Plant came to operation on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.
According to a report released by IWPCO’s PR, announcing the news, Eng. Hossein Ranjbaran, the Executive Director of Karun 4 Dam and Power Plant, said: “The third unit of Karun 4 Power Plant will join the country’s national network as of March 06, 2011.
“Thus in less than three months, three units of Karun 4, each with the capacity of 250 MW, will be ready to operate,” he asserted.
Signaling that Karun 4 Hydroelectric Power Plant ,with four units of 250 MW, is able to generate 2107 GWH of energy per annum, the Executive Director of the project cited: “ The planning is undertaken in a way that by the end of current Iranian year ( March 2011) all the units of the plant will join the country's electricity networks.”
Eng. Ranjbaran noted that the first and second units of Karun 4 Hydroelectric Power Plant joined the national network of electricity on Saturday, December 11, 2010 and Thursday, January 27, 2011, respectively.
Karun 4 is constructed in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Province, within 180 kilometers of Shahr-e- Kord Southwest.