Termosolo power station

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Termosolo power station (Central Termosolo) is an announced power station in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Termosolo power station Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia 3.875747, -77.058222 (approximate)[1][2]

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

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit I announced [3][4][5] 148[2] combined cycle[6][5] 2024[7]
Unit II announced [5][4][8][3] 80[2] combined cycle[6][5] 2024[9]

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 I SeaOne [100%] SeaOne Holdings LLC
Unit II SeaOne [100%] SeaOne Holdings LLC

Background

The two-unit Termosolo power station is proposed as part of a larger project involving construction of the Puerto Solo Energy Port, a new fuel import facility on Colombia's Pacific coast.[10][11] Once completed, the plant's two units are to receive LNG (liquefied natural gas) or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) from the associated port.[12][10][11] As of December 2020, environmental permitting for the $194 million power plant was underway[13], and in January 2021 the Colombian government gave its final approval for construction of the port.[10] Fuel for the plant will be imported from the United States using project developer SeaOne Holdings' proprietary CGL™ (Compressed Gas Liquid) technology.[11][14]

Plans originally called for the plant to begin operating in December 2022[15][12], but a September 2021 filing by SeaOne Holdings to the U.S. Department of Energy indicated that commercial operations would begin no earlier than 2023[11], and a subsequent filing dated September 2022 pushed the date back to the fourth quarter of 2024.[16] A 230 kV transmission line will connect the power station to the grid.[13]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. https://seaone.com/projects/puerto-solo. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Colombia Energy Port, Pipeline, and Power". SeaOne Holdings, LLC.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Semi-Annual Report, October 1, 2021" (PDF). SeaOne Gulfport, LLC / U.S. Department of Energy. 2021-10-01.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Puerto Solo, la terminal del Pacífico para entrada de GLP". Portafolio. 2019-12-11.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Informe De Registro De Proyectos De Generación - Semana 42 del 2023". UPME. 2023-10-16.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Inscripción de proyectos de generación". UPME - SIEL (Sistema de Información Eléctrico Colombiano).
  7. "Semi-Annual Report, September 30, 2022" (PDF). SeaOne Corpus Christi II, LLC / U.S. Department of Energy. 2022-09-30.
  8. https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/colombia-begins-permitting-for-148mw-thermo. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. (PDF) https://www.energy.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/SeaOne%20Corpus%20Christi%20II%20Semiannual%20Report%20%28October%202022%29.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "Gobierno Nacional otorga la concesión portuaria a Puerto Solo y da vía libre a su construcción en Buenaventura". ANI (Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura). January 30, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 "Fourteenth semi-annual report to U.S. Department of Energy" (PDF). SeaOne. September 28, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. 12.0 12.1 "COLOMBIA: Buenaventura Regasification Terminal in the pacific coast - FullAvanteNews". FullAvanteNews. 2019-12-16. Retrieved 2021-06-29.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Colombia begins permitting for 148MW thermoelectric power plant". Colombia Económica. 2020-12-03. Retrieved 2021-06-29.
  14. "CGL™ System". SeaOne.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. "Puerto Solo, la terminal del Pacífico para entrada de GLP". Portafolio. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  16. "Sixteenth semi-annual report to U.S. Department of Energy" (PDF). SeaOne. September 30, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

Additional data

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