Nueva Renca power station

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Nueva Renca power station (Central Termoeléctrica Nueva Renca) is an operating power station of at least 379-megawatts (MW) in Renca, Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Nueva Renca power station Renca, Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile -33.4184, -70.6870 (exact)[1][2]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: -33.4184, -70.687

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[3] gas, diesel[4][5] 379 MW[5] combined cycle[5][6] - - -

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 Generadora Metropolitana[4][5] Generadora Metropolitana SpA Andes Mining & Energy SA [50.00%]; Electricité de France SA [50.00%]


| Électricité de France (EDF) SA[50.0%]; Andes Mining & Energy (AME)[50.0%][6]

Articles and Resources


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  2. "Nueva Renca CCGT Power Plant Chile". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
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  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Nueva Renca". Generadora Metropolitana. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 6, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "AES Gener and GE Modernize Four Thermal Power Plants to Support Chile's Growing Electricity Demands". GE. November 3, 2016. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved May 6, 2021. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ref_5" defined multiple times with different content

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