Charqueadas power station

From Global Energy Monitor


Charqueadas power station is a retired coal-fired plant in Charqueadas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.[1]


The satellite photo below shows the location of the plant in Charqueadas, Rio Grande do Sul province.

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The plant consisted of four 18-MW units, three of which were commissioned in 1962 and one of which was commissioned in 1969. The plant was retired in 2016 as part of Engie's plan to decarbonize its energy portfolio.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Engie Brasil Energia (formerly Tractebel Energia SA)[3]
  • Parent company: Engie[2]
  • Location: Charqueadas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Coordinates: -29.9513119, -51.6224188 (exact)
  • Status: Retired
  • Gross Capacity: 72 MW[4]
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1962-2016[2]
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Articles and resources


  1. Além da eletricidade, Istoe Dinheiro, Sep. 30, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Engie desliga térmica de Charqueadas". Jornal do Comércio. December 15, 2016.
  3. "IN BRIEF: Tractebel changes name to Engie Br..." BNamericas. July 14, 2016.
  4. Charqueadas Coal Power Plant Brazil, Global Energy Observatory, accessed November 2019

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