El Campesino power station

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El Campesino power station (Central Termoeléctrica El Campesino) is a proposed 640-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the region of Ñuble, Chile.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Bulnes, the region of Ñuble, Chile.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: AES Gener[1]
  • Parent company: Électricité de France (EDF) SA [50%]; Andes Mining & Energy (AME) [50%][1]
  • Location: Bulnes, Ñuble, Chile
  • Coordinates: -36.7943, -72.4203 (approximate)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 640 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[3], 640 MW[2] (start-up in 2022)[2]

Background

The power station will use aero condensers as it's cooling technology as a method of saving water.[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Proctor, Darrell (July 1, 2018). "POWER Digest (July 2018)". Power Mag. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Central El Campesino". AME. Archived from the original on August 3, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  3. "AES Gener sells 750MW Chilean power plants to EDF, AME". Santiago Times. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. "Proyecto El Campesino | Generadora Metropolitana". generadora.cl. Retrieved 2021-06-28.