Aluar Puerto Madryn power station

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Aluar Puerto Madryn power station (Central Térmica Aluar Puerto Madryn) is a 585-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Chubut province, Argentina.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Puerto Madryn, Chubut province, Argentina.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Aluar Aluminio[1]
  • Parent company: Aluar Aluminio[2]
  • Location: Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -42.7368, -65.0550 (exact)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 585 MW
    • Unit 2: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[1], 120 MW[1] (start-up in 1997)[1]
    • Unit 3: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[1], 465 MW[1] (start-up in 2007)[1]

Background

During 2020, the plant temporarily shut down 50% of its capacity to comply with COVID quarantine measures.[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Aluar (Puerto Madryn) CCGT Power Plant Argentina". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Descripción de la Empresa". Aluar Aluminio. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  3. Home, Andy (2020-04-22). "Column: New aluminium crisis looms as output rises in demand void". Reuters. Retrieved 2021-11-04.