Abent 3t power station

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Abent 3t power station (Central eléctrica Abent 3t, also known as A3T Cogen) is 261-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station, operating in the state of Tabasco, Mexico.


The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Villahermosa, the state of Tabasco, Mexico.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Abent 3t, S.A.P.I. de C.V.[1]
  • Parent company: Tabasco Energia España[2][3][4]
  • Location: Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 17.9927, -93.0232 (approximate)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity: 265 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[1], 261 MW[1] (start-up in 2017)[1]


Abent 3t power station began operating in December 22, 2018 and by May 2019 had reached full generating capacity.[6]

In April 2021, Tabasco Energia España (subsidiary of Banco Santander) acquired Abent 3t.[3] In May 2021, the new parent refinanced the loan used to develop the power station.[4]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Tabla De Permisos De Generación E Importación De Energía Eléctrica Administrados Al 30 De Abril De 2018" (PDF). SENER (Secretaría de Energía), Gobierno de México. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 10, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  2. "Estados financieros resumidos consolidados a 31 de diciembre de 2018 y 2017" (PDF). Abengoa. December 31, 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Tabasco Energia España acquires majority interest in Abent 3T | Experience". www.jonesday.com. Retrieved 2021-10-29.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Rojas, Ingrid (May 17, 2021). "En conjunto con Caixabank y CACIB, le prestan 234,7 millones de dólares". Lex Latin. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  5. "COGENERA". Cogenera Mexico. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. "Abengoa inaugura la planta de cogeneración eficiente A3T en México" (in español). Retrieved 2021-06-23.