Siemens has shipped the second F-class gas turbine for the project Bandar Abbas to Iran, Iranian media reported on Saturday.
The first of the two F-class gas turbines to be used at the Bandar Abbas power station was delivered in September 2016.
The Islamic Republic took delivery of the tribune as part of a contract between Siemens and Iran’s MAPNA.
In March 2016, Siemens signed an agreement with MAPNA, Iran’s largest power plant EPC contractor, to collaborate on the transfer of know-how for the F-class gas turbine technology to modernize the Iranian power supply system. During the course of this agreement, the two companies also signed a contract that covers not only the two SGT5-4000F gas turbines but also two SGen5-2000H generators and the associated power plant instrumentation and controls.
The Bandar Abbas power plant is being built in the port city of the same name in the southern province of Hormozgan, near the coast of the Persian Gulf.
The plant will have an electrical capacity of approximately 600 MW which will be added to the Iranian power grid. This capacity is sufficient to supply electricity to 150 000 Iranian homes, the company said. MAPNA plans to expand the facility into a combined-cycle power plant at a later point in time.