Arecibo Waste-to-Energy power station

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Arecibo Waste-to-Energy power station (Planta de biomasa Arecibo) is a shelved power station in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico. It is also known as Cambalache Arecibo. Planta de Generación de Energía Renovable y Recuperación de Recursos de Arecibo, Planta incineradora de Arecibo.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Arecibo Waste-to-Energy power station Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico 18.4621, -66.7023 (approximate)[1]

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

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Start year Retired year
Unit 1 shelved[2][3] bioenergy - refuse (municipal and industrial wastes)[3] 79[3]

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Operator
Unit 1 Energy Answers Arecibo LLC[3] Energy Answers Arecibo LLC[3]

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Additional data

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