Cogen Altamira power station

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Cogen Altamira power station is a 350-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction (as of June 2019) in Altamira, the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Pto Industrial Altamira - Altamira, the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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Background

The Cobra Group was constructing this plant for Akra Polyester S.A De C.V. (Alpek).[1] In January 2019, Alpek signed an agreement to sell the plant to ContourGlobal.[2][3] ContourGlobal reported that "ContourGlobal’s obligation to complete the Acquisition is conditional upon CGA1 successfully completing its commissioning tests and entering into commercial operations."

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Cogen De Altamira SA (CGA)
  • Parent company: Akra Polyester S.A De C.V.
  • Location: Pto Industrial Altamira - Altamira, the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 22.3739, -97.9038 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 350 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 350 MW (to start 2019)

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