Brigadier López power station

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Brigadier López power station (Central Termoeléctrica Brigadier López) is a 280-megawatt (MW) gas- and waste heat-fired power station in Santa Fe province, Argentina.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Central Puerto SA[1]
  • Parent company: Central Puerto SA[2]
  • Location: Santa Fe, departamento La Capital, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -31.7109, -60.7806 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 280 MW
    • Unit BLOPTG01: Gas-fired[3] gas turbine[4], 280 MW[4] (start-up in 2012)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 140 MW
    • Unit ST1: Waste heat-fired[3] steam turbine[1], 140 MW[1] (start-up year 2022)[5]

Background

In February 2019, Central Puerto announced the expansion of the Brigadier López plant after purchasing the plant from IEASA.[6] As of March 2021, Central Puerto halted work on the Brigadier López plant becoming a combined cycle plant until 2022 due to a lack of financing.[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Central Puerto Announces the Purchase and Expansion of Brigadier López Plant (420 MW)". Businesswire. February 27, 2019. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Nuestras actividades". Central Puerto. Archived from the original on April 28, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Central Térmica Brigadier Lopez CCGT Power Plant Argentina". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Información Geográfica de Energía". Argentina Secretario de Energía, Visor SIG. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "BNamericas - Central Puerto paralyzes work on Brigadier L..." BNamericas.com. Retrieved 2021-06-24.
  6. "Central Puerto Announces the Purchase and Expansion of Brigadier López Plant (420 MW)". Retrieved 2021-06-24.