Luján De Cuyo power station

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Luján De Cuyo power station (Central Térmica Luján De Cuyo) is an operating power station of at least 521-megawatts (MW) in Las Compuertas, departamento Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Luján De Cuyo power station Las Compuertas, departamento Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina -33.055644, -68.982588 (exact)[1][2][3]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CC, Unit LDCUTV11, Unit LDCUTV12, Unit cogen (LDCUTV26/27): -33.055644, -68.982588

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CC operating [4][5] 306[4] combined cycle[6][4][5] 1998[3][7]
Unit LDCUTV11 operating [8] 60[5] steam turbine[6][5] 1971[6][5][2]
Unit LDCUTV12 operating [5] 60[5] steam turbine[6][5] 1971[6][5][2]
Unit cogen (LDCUTV26/27) operating [5] 95[9][10][5] combined cycle[10] 2019[9][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
Unit CC Central Puerto SA [100%] Central Puerto SA
Unit LDCUTV11 Central Puerto SA [100%] Central Puerto SA
Unit LDCUTV12 Central Puerto SA [100%] Central Puerto SA
Unit cogen (LDCUTV26/27) Central Puerto SA [100%] Central Puerto SA

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Central Puerto SA - Planta Mendoza · Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina". Google Maps.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Lujan de Cuyo (C T Mendoza) Power Plant Argentina". GEO (Global Energy Observatory).
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Lujan de Cuyo (C T Mendoza) Power Plant Argentina". GEO (Global Energy Observatory).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Presentación Institucional Q1 2022" (PDF). Central Puerto. 2022-03-31.
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 "Central Puerto S.A. Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022". US Securities & Exchange Commission. 2023-04-26.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "Situación de la Energía Eléctrica en Argentina" (PDF). JICA Japan.
  7. "Producción Centrales Térmicas Mendoza S.A." Ministerio de Economía.
  8. https://app.quotemedia.com/data/downloadFiling?webmasterId=102691&ref=317430514&type=PDF&symbol=CEPU&cdn=42ce2c4e1bfd64b3264c9f13413f84ea&companyName=Central+Puerto+S.A.+American+Depositary+Shares+%28each+represents+ten%29&formType=20-F&formDescription=Annual+and+transition+report+of+foreign+private+issuers+%5BSections+13+or+15%28d%29%5D&dateFiled=2023-04-26/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 http://www.centralpuerto.com/en/central-puerto-announces-the-approval-of-the-commercial-operations-of-lujan-cuyo-cogeneration-unit-95-mw/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 https://www.power-eng.com/gas/central-puerto-95-mw-cogeneration-plant-up-and-running-seven-weeks-early/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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