Recka power station

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Recka power station (Central Termoeléctrica Recka) is an operating power station of at least 181-megawatts (MW) in Pampa Reque, Reque, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Recka power station Pampa Reque, Reque, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru -6.8781, -79.7925 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit Grupo1: -6.87807, -79.79254

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit Grupo1 operating[2] gas, diesel[3][4] 181 MW[2] gas turbine[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 Operator Owner Parent
Unit Grupo1 Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.[2] Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A. FreePort-McMoran Inc [54.00%]; other [25.00%]; Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal [21.00%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Power[5]
  • Captive industry: Other metals & mining[5]

Articles and Resources


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  3. "Central termoeléctrica Recka de US$ 102.5 millones inició su operación comercial". Gestión. September 29, 2015. Archived from the original on May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. (PDF) Archived from the original (PDF) on 2023-01-05. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "". Archived from the original on November 13, 2021. Retrieved January 20, 2022.

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