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News: Roodbar- Lorestan Dam and Power Plant Progress Tops 46%

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Roodbar- Lorestan Dam and Power Plant Progress Tops 46% 

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Having prepared part of penstock route in Roodbar-Lorestan dam and hydro power project, installation of penstock pipes started.
Announcing the news, Tarztalab, the executive officer of Roodvar-Lorestan added that with the start of the task the project progress exceeds 46%.
Total penstock route of Roodba-Lorestan is 2300 m long and consists of two separate lines.900 m of the route is carried out in the form of tunnel while 1400 m is excavated open-surface , including mild and steep slopes. The average diameter of the pipes is 4m and the thickness varies from 22 to 56mm.
Roodbar-Lorestan aims at preventing yearly emission of 626000 tons of greenhouse gas as well as reducing high cost of thermal power plant operation. It improves entrepreneurship and develops recreation areas for local and foreign tourists.
He also noted that the 155 m high Roodbar-Lorestan earthfill dam, when constructed, can store 228 mcm of water. The power plant includes two units each with the capacity of 225 MW which leads to 986 GWH yearly power generation.
Rudbar-Lorestan is currently under construction. The dam is located 100km south of Aligoodarz in Lorestan Province.  Roodbar-Lorestan presently witnesses more than 46 percent physical progress and considered one of Lorestan's big projects.

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Created at 4/16/2012 1:35 PM  by mohammad-alireza 
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