Araucária power station

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Araucária power station (Usina Elétrica a Gás de Araucária) is an operating power station of at least 484-megawatts (MW) in Araucária, Paraná, Brazil. It is also known as Termoaraucaria.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Araucária power station Araucária, Paraná, Brazil -25.58869, -49.3547 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: -25.58869, -49.3547

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[1] gas[1] 484[2][3][4] combined cycle[5] not found 2002[1]

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 Owner Parent Operator
Unit 1 UEG Araucária Ltda[1] Companhia Paranaense de Energia [81.20%]; Petróleo Brasileiro SA [18.80%] U.E.G Araucária Ltda.[1]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Archived from the original on 2022-08-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. Archived from the original on 2022-08-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-11-19. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2023-03-30. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "Informações Técnicas - UEGA". Archived from the original on December 15, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.

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