Agua Del Cajón power station

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Agua Del Cajón power station (Central Térmica Agua del Cajón) is a 662-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Neuquén province, Argentina.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Plottier, Neuquén province, Argentina.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Capex S.A. Autogenerador[1]
  • Parent company: Capex SA[1]
  • Location: Plottier, departamento Confluencia, Neuquén, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -38.9362, -68.3570 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 662 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[1], 662 MW[1] (start-up in 1993-2000)[1]

Background

In January 2020, the TV7 steam turbine of the plant was temporarily out of service due to an explosion- no injuries were reported and the faulty transformer was repaired.[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Información Geográfica de Energía". Argentina Secretario de Energía, Visor SIG. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  2. "Agua del Cajon CCGT Power Plant Argentina". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. "Capex SA". Capex. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. "Argentina: Explosion in Aguas del Cajón - ExpertsNRG". Retrieved 2021-11-04.