Barker power station

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Barker power station (Central Térmica Barker) is a 250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: MSU Energy[1]
  • Parent company: MSU Energy Holding Ltd[2]
  • Location: Barker, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -37.5477, -59.4551 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 250 MW
    • Unit GT: Gas-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 200 MW[1] (start-up in 2017)[1]
    • Unit ST: Gas-fired[1] steam turbine[4], 50 MW[4] (start-up in 2020)[5]

Background

The steam turbine expansion project to turn Barker power station into a combined cycle power station was completed in November 2020.[5] The Barker power station connects with the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI) and the General San Martín Gas Pipeline.[6]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Power plants and projects". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "About us". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "La energía que nos mueve". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "MSU Energy finalizó las obras de cierre de ciclo en la central térmica Barker • EconoJournal". EconoJournal (in español). 2020-11-02. Retrieved 2021-06-24.
  6. "Power plants and projects – MSU Energy". msuenergy.com. Retrieved 2021-06-24.