General Rojo power station

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General Rojo power station (Central Térmica General Rojo) is an operating power station of at least 250-megawatts (MW) in San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
General Rojo power station San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires, Argentina -33.45526, -60.28359 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CC: -33.45526, -60.28359

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CC operating[2][3] gas[3] 250[3] combined cycle[3] not found 2020[4][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 Owner Parent Operator
Unit CC MSU Energy[3] MSU Energy Holding Ltd [75.30%]; other [24.70%] MSU Energy[5]


The General Rojo power station is located on a seven hectare property and is connected to the Argentine interconnected system (SADI).[6] The expansion project was completed in August 2020 with the addition of a 50 MW gas-fired steam turbine to become a combined cycle system.[7]

Articles and Resources


  1.!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x95b76197f7c3fd9d:0x372209b0978e8fc5!8m2!3d-33.4552679!4d-60.2813973. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "La energía que nos mueve". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Archived from the original on 2022-07-09. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. "About us MSU Energy". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. "Our Power Plants – MSU Energy". Archived from the original on July 9, 2022. Retrieved July 11, 2022.
  6. "Power plants and projects – MSU Energy". Retrieved 2021-06-27.
  7. El Eco. "MSU Energy finaliza obras de conversión a ciclo combinado de sus centrales de Villa María y General Rojo – El Eco | Información confiable desde Tandil. Noticias las 24 hs. con contenido multimedia exclusivo que solo El Eco Multimedios te puede brindar". (in español). Retrieved 2021-06-27.

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