Cerro Dragón power station

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Cerro Dragón power station (Central CC Cerro Dragón) is an operating power station of at least 160-megawatts (MW) in Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cerro Dragón power station Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina -45.76302, -68.297974 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: -45.76302, -68.297974

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating [2][3] 160[2][4][5] combined cycle[6][3] 2017[2][7][4]

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 Parent
Unit 1 Pan American Energy [100%] BC Energy Investments Corp [50.0%]; BP PLC [50.0%]


| BP plc[50.0%]; BC Energy Investments Corp.[50.0%][8][9]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Central Cerro Dragón PAE · Chubut Province, Argentina". Google Maps.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 http://latinoconsult.com.ar/portfolio/central-de-ciclo-combinado-cerro-dragon/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 (PDF) https://premioseikon.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Libro-Cerro-Drag%C3%B3n-en-PDF-ilovepdf-compressed-1.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://www.slideshare.net/SENER_Group/sener-corporate-prensentation-leading-innovation-through-technological-differentiation. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://ri.itba.edu.ar/server/api/core/bitstreams/96454677-90da-42ec-8768-5409a6cab276/content/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. https://econojournal.com.ar/2020/10/en-la-cuenca-del-golfo-se-reinvierte-de-forma-sistematica-y-periodica/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://www.pan-energy.com/en/ourhistory. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. "Pan American Energy". Fitch Ratings. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  9. "Bridas and BP Agree to Integrate PAE and Axion Energy". Pan American Energy (PAE). November 9, 2017. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.

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