Pesquería power station

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Pesquería power station (Central Eléctrica Pesquería) is an operating power station of at least 900-megawatts (MW) in Pesquería, Nuevo León, Mexico. It is also known as Techgen Pesquería, PEIM Pesquería.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Pesquería power station Pesquería, Nuevo León, Mexico 25.721429, -99.972096 (exact)[1][2]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 25.721429, -99.972096

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating [3] 900[4] combined cycle[5][3] 2016[6][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 Techgen SA de CV [100%] Ternium SA [48.0%]; Tecpetrol International SA [30.0%]; Tenaris SA [22.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): iron & steel[7]
  • Captive industry: Power[7]


The power station supplies power to the steel manufacturing plants of TenarisTamsa and Ternium Pesquería.[8]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Techgen / Central Eléctrica Pesquería". Google Maps.
  2. "North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI), Power plants". North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI). Archived from the original on May 14, 2021. Retrieved January 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Manifestación de Impacto Ambiental - Central Termoeléctrica Pesquería" (PDF). TechGen S.A. de C.V. 2013-06-01.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Our history: 2016". Techint Group - Ternium. Retrieved 2023-06-24.
  5. "Central Eléctrica Pesquería". Techgen.
  6. "Central Eléctrica Pesquería: Principales componentes / Inicio de operación". Techgen.
  7. 7.0 7.1 {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. "PESQUERIA POWER PLANT". Retrieved 2021-11-02.

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