Tamazunchale power station

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Tamazunchale power station (Central CC Tamazunchale) is an operating power station of at least 1179-megawatts (MW) in Tamazunchale, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. It is also known as Tamazunchale I.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Tamazunchale power station Tamazunchale, San Luis Potosí, Mexico 21.3113, -98.7565 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 21.31129, -98.75653
  • Unit 2: 21.31129, -98.75653

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] gas[4][5][6] 590 MW[2][7][8] combined cycle[2][3] - - -
Unit 2 operating[2][3] gas[4][5][6] 589 MW[2][7][8] combined cycle[2][3] - - -

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 Operator Owner Parent
Unit 1 MIP - Mexico Infrastructure Partners[7][8][9] Mexico Infrastructure Partners Mexico Infrastructure Partners
Unit 2 MIP - Mexico Infrastructure Partners[7][8][9] Mexico Infrastructure Partners Mexico Infrastructure Partners

Articles and Resources


  1. https://goo.gl/maps/2FhK35pxCi895u6D8. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "TAMAZUNCHALE: LA CENTRAL DE MAYOR GENERACIÓN EN AMÉRICA LATINA". Iberdrola Generación México. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220612142248/https://infosen.senado.gob.mx/sgsp/gaceta/65/1/2022-05-11-1/assets/documentos/CFE_Informe_Anual_2021.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-06-12. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220706055150/https://www.sinembargo.mx/20-05-2022/4183801. Archived from the original on 2022-07-06. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20211101023637/http://sinat.semarnat.gob.mx/dgiraDocs/documentos/slp/estudios/2005/24SL2005E0002.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2021-11-01. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20211129060202/https://www.powerengineeringint.com/world-regions/potencia-spanish/tamazunchale-sigue-reforzando-la-importancia-de-las-centrales-teacutermicas/. Archived from the original on 2021-11-29. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 (PDF) https://www.iberdrola.com/documents/20125/3092884/230405-OIR-02-EN.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 https://www.iberdrola.com/documents/20125/41740/iberdrola_factbook_2023.pdf/d5118540-b687-eb35-5631-6f9b301b3ee1?t=1688384728677. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 https://www.iberdrola.com/press-room/news/detail/iberdrola-signs-binding-agreement-to-sell-55-percent-of-its-mexican-business-for-usd-6-billion. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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