Iran Electric Power Industry in Brief

Description

Unit

End of Years

Average Annual Growth

2009

2004

1999

1994

1988

1978

Capacity Nominal Capacity

MW

56181

37300

25205

20413

13681

7024

6.9

Average Effective Capacity

MW

49515

33801

23990

19326

11734

6362

6.9

Peak Load ( Coincident )

MW

37580

27600

19238

14344

7762

3486

7/8

Max. Electric Power Import

MW

515

755

-175

       
Max. Electric Power Export

MW

1041

292

275

38

     
Max. Supplied Load Simultaneous with Max. Consumption Period

MW

37878

28076

19402

14344

7762

3486

7/8

Max. Power Demand

MW

37878

29267

19805

14424

8112

3643

8/0

Generation Gross Generation

GWH

22318

162870

107207

77086

43775

17386

8/6

Internal Consumption of Power Plants

GWH

8465

7113

4959

3616

2120

835

7.9

Net Generation

GWH

212853

155757

102248

73470

41655

16551

8/7

Electrical Energy Import

GWH

2068

2170

340

       
Electrical Energy Export

GWH

6152

1837

1125

197

     
Max. daily Electrical Power Generation *

GWH

793

555

360

241

134

59

8/6

Max. daily Electrical Power Demand *

GWH

813

547

362

239

158

60

8/8

Load Factor

%

67.0

67.2

63.6

61

64.

56.9

0/7

Fuel Consumption Natural Gas

106M3

43404

32681

21234

12541

5730

1380

12/1

Diesel

106lit

4934

2188

1073

1151

1517

1472

3/7

Heavy Oil

106lit

9541

5736

5946

5887

3839

1015

7/4

Fuels Thermal Value

109kcal

510242

358724

248179

182866

102696

36200

9/1

Average Efficiency of Thermal Units

%

37.06

36.5

35.1

32.0

30.5

26.5

1.0

Transmission Length of Transmission Lines

km Circuit

45925

35999

27184

17436

12402

4548

7/7

Length of Sub_transmission Lines

km Circuit

63.44

51787

38895

30614

21522

9013

6/5

Capacity of Transmission Sub-stations(1)

MVA

100169

74282

54197

39862

28970

9150

8/1

Capacity of Sub-transmission Sub-stations(1)

MVA

76884

53622

39547

30574

21829

9327

7/1

Distribution Electricity Sale

GWH

167527

124466

84656

63625

36147

14145

8/4

Number of Customers

103Custumer

24191

18806

14875

11717

8826

3399

6/5

Length of Medium Voltage Distribution Lines

km

350583

290623

218432

157205

117090

32077

8/2

Length of Low Voltage Distribution Lines

km

287709

239797

200058

150006

117948

36137

7/0

Capacity of Distribution Transformer

MVA

81882

53369

44432

36232

25431

8330

7/6

Number of Distribution Transformer

Set

445521

313459

219548

168689

119385

26495

9/6

Total Electrified Villages

Village

52815

49399

42640

32068

22523

4367

8/6

  No. of Employees ( 2 )

Person

43891

50543

51943

58849

59011

32082

1/1

Indexes Average Electricity Consumption per Customers

kwh

6925

6618

5691

5430

4096

4162

1/8

Average Rate of Electricity Sale Based on Constant Price

Rial/KWH

165.0

151.1

80.3

32.4

5.4

2.3

15/5

Average Rate of Electricity Sale Based on Current Price of 2003

Rial/KWH

79.0

151

156

192

104

239

-3/0

Total Loss

%

17.0

18.7

15.7

15.5

12.6

13.8

1.0

Note:Difference up to one figure is just to round the figures *Source:Iran Grid Management Co.(IGMC)
1-Power plant substations are not added up to the transmission and sub transmission's capacity 2-Man power engaged in hydro electric power plants are included in the list of power plant's employees.