First Geothermal Power Plant in Iran to Launch

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran expects to bring online its first geothermal power plant before the end of the current Persian year in March 2021, a Ministry of Energy director said. Located on the foot of the massive Sabalan mountain, the Meshginshahr geothermal plant is being developed by Iran ’ s Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) to produce five megawatts of power, Press TV wrote. “ The exploration of the first geothermal reservoir in Sabalan proper and Meshginshahr district is one of the great achievements of the  Ministry of Energy,” project manager Soheil Porkhial said