Middle East Economic Survey


No 52



IPDC Completes Studies For Irans First Coal-Fired Power Plant

Iran Power Development Company (IPDC) has completed studies for the construction of Irans first coal-fired power plant. IPDC managing Director Mohammad Behzad said on 11 December that the company was proposing to build a 650mw plant near Tabas in Khorasan province. Coal reserves amounting to 120mn tons had been discovered in the area, in seams to a depth of 150 ms, and that...