Bulo Bulo power station

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Bulo Bulo power station (Central Bulo Bulo) is an operating power station of at least 50-megawatts (MW) in Entre Ríos, Cochabamba, Bolivia.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bulo Bulo power station Entre Ríos, Cochabamba, Bolivia -17.2424, -64.5409 (exact)[1][2]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 3: -17.2424, -64.5409

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 3 operating[3] fossil gas - natural gas[4] 50[4] gas turbine[4] 2014[5]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 3 Chaco Energías SA (CHE) [100.0%]


The Bulo Bulo power plant has three units, all powered by gas turbines. Units 1 and 2 have capacities of 45 MW each, while unit 3 has a capacity of 50 MW.[6] Only unit 3 is included in GEM's Global Gas Plant Tracker due to the tracker's minimum capacity requirement of 50 MW.[7]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20230103182122/https://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase. Archived from the original on 03 January 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125140025/https://www.google.com/maps/place/Termoelectrica+Bulo+Bulo/@-17.2423846,-64.5418924,714m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x93e571394d194d53:0xd8fc2373cfb452eb!8m2!3d-17.2424334!4d-64.5395849!16s%2Fg%2F11p_802t_7?entry=tts. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125133540/https://www.cndc.bo/agentes/generacion.php. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20210503225524/https://www.centralbulobulo.com/index.php/es/operacion. {{cite web}}: Check |archive-url= value (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20210503164808/https://www.centralbulobulo.com/index.php/es/. {{cite web}}: Check |archive-url= value (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. "Planta Termoeléctrica Central Bulo Bulo - Operación". Central Bulo Bulo. Retrieved 2022-11-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "Methodology - Global Gas Plant Tracker". Global Energy Monitor. Retrieved 2022-11-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

Additional data

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