Bicentenario power station

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Bicentenario power station (Central Térmica Bicentenario) is an operating power station of at least 466-megawatts (MW) in Pilar, departamento Río Segundo, Córdoba, Argentina. It is also known as CT Pilar, Central Térmica Pilar.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bicentenario power station Pilar, departamento Río Segundo, Córdoba, Argentina -31.66766, -63.8337 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CC: -31.66766, -63.8337

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CC operating [2] 466[3][2] combined cycle[4][2] 2010[4][2]

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 EPEC Generación [100%] Empresa Provincial de Energia de Cordoba

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Ciclo Combinado Bicentenario · Pilar, Córdoba, Argentina". Google Maps.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Inauguramos la Central Térmica CC Bicentenario" (PDF). EPEC Conectados. 2010-07-31.
  3. "Informe ENRE 2020" (PDF). Ente Nacional Regulador de la Electricidad. 2021-04-30.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Central Bicentenario". EPEC.

Additional data

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