Hydropower in Iran

Hydropower Installed Capacity11.2GW

Hydropower Production1.19Mtoe per year

Seeking to reduce its dependency on power generation from fossil fuels, Iran finalised the 1,040 MW Siah Bishe pumped storage project in 2015, the first of its kind in the region. Current hydropower capacity total 11,196 and there are some 14 projects totalling over 5,800 MW in the pipeline.