El Poeta power station

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El Poeta power station was a proposed 30-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Sonora, Mexico.[1]

As of November 2019, the project has not progressed in more than four years and appears to be cancelled.


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Agua Prieta, the state of Sonora, Mexico.

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The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) granted El Poeta Power a permit to generate electricity from December 5, 2013 to March 8, 2018.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: El Poeta Power SAPI de CV
  • Parent company: Primero Energia
  • Location: Agua Prieta, the state of Sonora, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 31.3278, -109.5490 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 30 MW
    • Gas turbine unit: 30 MW (no start-up date)

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