Cogeneración Minatitlán power station

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Cogeneración Minatitlán power station is a proposed 870-megawatt (MW)[1] refinery gas-fired[2] power plant in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Minatitlan, the state of Veracruz, Mexico.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: CFE; Pemex
  • Parent company: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE; Petróleos Mexicanos[3]
  • Location: Minatitlan, the state of Veracruz, Mexico[2]
  • Coordinates: 17.9939, -94.5466 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 870 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 870 MW (start date 2024)[1]

Background

Plans for the construction of the power station have been in the works since October 2015, always with plans to open the Minatitlan power station by 2024.[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "VII. PROGRAMA INDICATIVO PARA LA INSTALACIÓN Y RETIRO DE CENTRALES ELÉCTRICAS" (PDF). Gobierno de Mexico. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Minatitlán and Salina Cruz refineries will produce energy for commercial use, La Jornada VeraCruz, August 31, 2019.
  3. "Mexicanas CFE y Pemex planean instalar 6 centrales para generar 4.392MW de energía". AméricaEconomía. December 31, 2019.
  4. "LA COGENERACIÓN EN MÉXICO" (PDF). FuturEnergy. October 2015.