Cerro Dragón power station

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Cerro Dragón power station (Central CC Cerro Dragón) is an operating power station of at least 160-megawatts (MW) in Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cerro Dragón power station Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina -45.7630, -68.2980 (approximate)[1]

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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 1 operating[2][3] gas[4][5] 160 MW[6][5][4][7][8] combined cycle[3][5][8] - - -

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 Pan American Energy[5] Pan American Energy BC Energy Investments Corp [50.00%]; BP PLC [50.00%]


| BP plc[50.0%]; BC Energy Investments Corp.[50.0%][5][6]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://goo.gl/maps/b6PZgMdjKuk9vtoo6. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://miningpress.com/club/347815/pae-becarios-de-chubut-y-santa-cruz-visitaron-cerro-dragon. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://econojournal.com.ar/2020/10/en-la-cuenca-del-golfo-se-reinvierte-de-forma-sistematica-y-periodica/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://latinoconsult.com.ar/portfolio/central-de-ciclo-combinado-cerro-dragon/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20221207043123/https://premioseikon.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Libro-Cerro-Drag%C3%B3n-en-PDF-ilovepdf-compressed-1.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-12-07. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help) Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ref_4" defined multiple times with different content
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20210804121835/https://www.slideshare.net/SENER_Group/sener-corporate-prensentation-leading-innovation-through-technological-differentiation. Archived from the original on 2021-08-04. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help) Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ref_5" defined multiple times with different content
  7. https://ri.itba.edu.ar/server/api/core/bitstreams/96454677-90da-42ec-8768-5409a6cab276/content/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. 8.0 8.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20200920045704/https://prod-sener-energia.geanetondemand.com/es/proyecto/ciclo-combinado-cerro-dragon. Archived from the original on 2020-09-20. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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