Termoemcali power station

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Termoemcali power station (Central Termoemcali) is an operating power station of at least 240-megawatts (MW) in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Termoemcali power station Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia 3.559812, -76.468675 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 3.559812, -76.468675

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] fossil gas - natural gas, fossil liquids - diesel[3][4] 240[4][2] combined cycle[3][2] 1999[3][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
Unit 1 TermoemCali I SA ESP [100.0%]


| TermoemCali I S.A. E.S.P.[5][6]

Articles and Resources


  1. "Planta TermoemCali · Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia". Google Maps.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20240125101748/https://www.contourglobal.com/asset/termoemcali. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20240125092117/https://www.andeg.org/empresas-asociadas/termoemcali/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20240125092156/https://www.contourglobal.com/sites/default/files/2022-04/2021_annual_report_contourglobal_plc_0.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "Termo Emcali Colombia - Project Financing". Andrew Jacobson. December 16, 2020. Retrieved January 20, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. (PDF) https://www.contourglobal.com/sites/default/files/2022-04/2021_annual_report_contourglobal_plc_0.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

Additional data

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