Cogeneración Minatitlán power station

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Cogeneración Minatitlán power station (Central de cogeneración Minatitlán) is a shelved power station in Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico.

Location

Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Cogeneración Minatitlán power station Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico 17.985884, -94.534109 (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 1 shelved[3] [4] 870[1][5] combined cycle[1]

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 1 Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE [50%]; Pemex-Transformación Industrial [50%] Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE [50.0%]; Petróleos Mexicanos EPE [50.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): oil & refining[5]
  • Captive industry: Both[5]

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.[6] As of December 2022, there has been no news of the project in more than two years, so it is presumed to be shelved.

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20240125093610/https://www.gob.mx/cms/uploads/attachment/file/475498/PRODESEN_VII.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125141750/https://www.google.com/maps/place/Refineria+Lazaro+Cardenas+del+Rio,+Minatitl%C3%A1n,+Ver.,+Mexico/@17.9820874,-94.5352785,1393m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x85ea2830299f2855:0xe3e9aaa28fc2ee01!8m2!3d17.9803948!4d-94.5340805!16s%2Fg%2F1tjytzcx?entry=tts. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125110132/https://energiaadebate.com/electricidad-ley-electrica-de-l-obrador-paralizaria-proyectos-de-cogeneracion/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125141804/https://versiones.com.mx/2017/09/05/reducira-refineria-de-minatitlan-emisiones-contaminantes-solo-usara-gas-natural-en-sus-procesos-saenz-soto/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20240125103230/https://www.americaeconomia.com/negocios-industrias/mexicanas-cfe-y-pemex-planean-instalar-6-centrales-para-generar-4392mw-de. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. "LA COGENERACIÓN EN MÉXICO" (PDF). FuturEnergy. October 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

Additional data

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