Soviets to Build Power Stations at Arak and Neyshabur
Iran and the Soviet Union signed a contract on 17 January under which theSoviets will construct two power plants with a combined generation capacity of2,060 megawatts, according to the Iranian news agency IRNA. A 1,260-megawattpower station will be built at Arak and initially use residues from the Arak oilrefinery as fuel. It will later switch to natural gas. In the northeastern townof Neyshabur, an...