Cardones power station

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Cardones power station (Central Térmica Cardones, also known as Tierra Amarilla) is a 153-megawatt (MW) diesel- and gas-fired power station in the region of Atacama, Chile.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Central Cardones SA[1]
  • Parent company: I Squared Capital [87%]; SW Consulting [13%][1][2][3][4]
  • Location: Copiapó, Atacama, Chile
  • Coordinates: -27.4882, -70.3855 (exact)[5]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 153 MW
    • Unit 1: Diesel- and gas-fired[1] gas turbine[5], 153 MW[1] (start-up in 2009)[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "CENTRAL CARDONES S.A." Guía Chile Energía. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Central Cardones - Home". Central Cardones. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  3. "I Squared Capital to Acquire IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean Businesses". Business Wire. November 27, 2017. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  4. "About us". South World Consulting. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Cordones (Tierra Amarilla) OCGT Power Plant Chile". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.