Varadero power station

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Varadero power station (Central Termoeléctrica Varadero) is an operating power station of at least 173-megawatts (MW) in Santa Marta, Cárdenas, Matanzas, Cuba.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Varadero power station Santa Marta, Cárdenas, Matanzas, Cuba 23.0876, -81.2689 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 23.08757, -81.26888

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2][3] gas[2][3][1] 173 MW[3][1] combined cycle[4] - - -

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 Energas S.A.[3] Energas SA CUPET-Union Cubapetroleo [33.30%]; Sherritt International Corp [33.30%]; Unión Eléctrica de Cuba [33.30%]; other [0.10%]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 WRI1002021
  2. 2.0 2.1 Archived from the original on 2023-03-16. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Operations - Power". Sherritt. Archived from the original on May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. "Clean Development Mechanism Credits in Cuba - Sherritt 2019 Sustainability Report". Sherrit. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.

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