AES Colón power station

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AES Colón power station (Termoeléctrica Colón, also known as AES Colón) is a 381-megawatt (MW) operating gas-fired power station in Isla Telfers, Colón, Colón, Panama.

Project Details

Table 1: Unit-level details for AES Colón power station

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP[1] Start year Retired year
1 operating[2][3] gas[3][4] 381 MW combined cycle[3][4] not found 2018[2][3]

Table 2: Unit-level ownership details for AES Colón power station

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
1 AES Panamá[3][5] AES Panamá[100.0%][3][5] The AES Corporation[99.4%]; other[0.6%][6]


Table 3: Plant-level location details for AES Colón power station

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
AES Colón power station Isla Telfers, Colón, Colón, Panama 9.3374, -79.9094 (exact)[7]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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AES Corporation developed the Colón gas plant as part a larger gas-to-power project that also includes the Costa Norte LNG Terminal, which imports gas for the power plant.[8]

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  1. CHP = Combined Heat and Power
  2. 2.0 2.1 "AES Colón inaugura la primera planta de gas natural en Panamá y la región". El Capital Financiero. August 17, 2018. Archived from the original on May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
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  6. "AES confía en respeto a la seguridad jurídica en posible compra de las acciones de Bayano". El Capital Financiero. January 10, 2020. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  7.,-79.9109184,733m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x8fab6d5b4ba54721:0x1cff27244e0c0e61!8m2!3d9.3375229!4d-79.9063653. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. AES Announces Inauguration of AES Colón CCGT and Central America’s First LNG Terminal Business Wire, August 17, 2018