Cactus Cogen power station

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Cogeneracion Cactus power station is a proposed 550-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Tabasco, Mexico.[1][2]

As of November 2019, the project has not progressed in more than four years and appears to be cancelled.


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Villahermosa, the state of Tabasco, Mexico.

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Reports from 2014 said that Cogeneracion Cactus is to be built on a Pemex-owned gas processing facility in Tabasco, Mexico and was slated to begin operating in 2018.[1]

Pemex sold off the Cactus Cogeneration business in 2016[3] after failing to find partners for the cogeneration plants.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Mexichem Cogeneracion Cactus
  • Parent company: Mexichem SAB de CV
  • Location: Villahermosa, the state of Tabasco, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 17.9895, -92.9475 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (cancelled): 550 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 550 MW (to start 2022)

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