Dock Sud power station

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Dock Sud power station (Central Dock Sud) is a 870-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Buenos Aires province, Argentina.


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Project Details

  • Operator: Central Dock Sud[1]
  • Owner: Enel SpA[1]
  • Location: Dock Sud, departamento Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -34.6529, -58.3419 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 870 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[1], 798 MW[1] (start-up in 2001)[1]
    • Expansion: Gas-fired[3] gas turbine[3], 72 MW[3][4] (start-up in 2022)[3]


In July 2021, GE announced their partnership with Enel for an addition of 100MW at the Dock Sud power station through two GT26 AB gas turbines; the addition is expected to be operation by the end of 2022.[3]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Información Geográfica de Energía". Argentina Secretario de Energía, Visor SIG. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Dock Sud CCGT Power Plant Argentina". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Central Dock Sud SA, a company with participation by Enel Argentina SA, Awards Contract to GE for First GT26 HE Upgrade in Latin America | GE News". Retrieved 2021-11-02.
  4. "Central Dock Sud". Retrieved 2022-04-08.