Abent 3t power station

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Abent 3t power station (Central eléctrica Abent 3t) is an operating power station of at least 266-megawatts (MW) in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. It is also known as A3T cogeneration.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Abent 3t power station Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico 17.8587, -93.1138 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 17.85869, -93.1138

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] gas[3][4] 266 MW[4] combined cycle[3] yes[4] - -

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
Unit 1 Abent 3t, S.A.P.I. de C.V.[3] Abent 3t SAPI de CV Tabasco Energia España


Abent 3t power station began operating in December 2018 and was officially inaugurated in May 2019, when it reached full generating capacity.[5][6] The plant has a guaranteed capacity of 220 MW and a maximum capacity of 266 MW.[5]

In April 2021, Tabasco Energia España (a subsidiary of Banco Santander) acquired Abent 3t.[7] In May 2021, the new parent refinanced the loan used to develop the power station.[8]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://goo.gl/maps/mLnMpLVYufahmT518. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Planeas / GeoComunes (2023). Power plants in Mexico". Archived from the original on 45116. Retrieved 45108. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |access-date= and |archive-date= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20221006151657/https://www.cre.gob.mx/documento/1814.xlsx. Archived from the original on 2022-10-06. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20220630162645/https://www.abengoa.com/web/en/noticias_y_publicaciones/noticias/historico/2019/05_mayo/20190524.html. Archived from the original on 2022-06-30. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Abengoa inaugurates the efficient cogeneration plant A3T in Mexico". Abengoa. May 24, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Abengoa inaugura la planta de cogeneración eficiente A3T en México". El Periódico de la Energía. May 24, 2019.
  7. "Tabasco Energia España acquires majority interest in Abent 3T | Experience". www.jonesday.com. Retrieved 2021-10-29.
  8. Rojas, Ingrid (May 17, 2021). "En conjunto con Caixabank y CACIB, le prestan 234,7 millones de dólares". Lex Latin. Retrieved October 29, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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