Atacama power station

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Atacama power station (Central Térmica Atacama) is a 780-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the region of Antofagasta, Chile.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Mejillones, the region of Antofagasta, Chile.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: GasAtacama[1]
  • Parent company: Enel[2]
  • Location: Mejillones, Antofagasta, Chile
  • Coordinates: -23.0898, -70.4168 (exact)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 780 MW
    • Unit CC1: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[2], 390 MW[2] (start-up in 1999)[3]
    • Unit CC2: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[2], 390 MW[2] (start-up in 2000)[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID CHL0000002 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "GasAtacama Chile S.A." Enel. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Atacama CCGT Power Plant Chile". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.