Empalme II power station

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Empalme II power station (Central CC Empalme II) is an operating power station of at least 791-megawatts (MW) in Empalme, Sonora, Mexico. It is also known as Guaymas III.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Empalme II power station Empalme, Sonora, Mexico 27.92628, -110.78328 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit II: 27.92628, -110.78328

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit II operating[2][3][4] gas[5][6] 791[5][6] combined cycle[4][5] not found 2018[7][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 Parent Operator
Unit II Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[4] Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[4]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://goo.gl/maps/DHJYNkfjdwqmz1uz6. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Informe Annual 2018" (PDF). Senado de la Republica. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 6, 2021.
  3. Gama, Israel (November 4, 2019). "Recorre Bartlett Centrales de Ciclo Combinado Empalme I y Empalme II". Global Energy. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 6, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 (PDF) https://www.cenace.gob.mx/Docs/16_MARCOREGULATORIO/Prodecen//15%202022-2036%20Cap%C3%ADtulos%207%20al%209%20y%20Anexos.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20221130164553/https://www.proyectosmexico.gob.mx/proyecto_inversion/211-ciclo-combinado-empalme-ii/. Archived from the original on 2022-11-30. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20210816172917/https://www.power-eng.com/gas/siemens-supplying-turbines-for-mexico-s-empalme-ii-project/. Archived from the original on 2021-08-16. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. "Metodología, Criterios y Términos para Contratos Legados" (PDF). Secretaría de Energía - Subsecretaría de Electricidad - Gobierno de México. August 31, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.

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