Empalme I power station

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Empalme I power station (Central CC Empalme I, also known as Guaymas II) is a 770-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the state of Sonora, Mexico.


The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Empalme, the state of Sonora, Mexico.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[1][2]
  • Parent company: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[1][3]
  • Location: Empalme, Sonora, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 27.9256, -110.7752 (exact)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 770 MW


The Empalme power plant is supplied with gas from the Sásabe-Guaymas Gas Pipeline.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "PRODESEN 2022-2036 - Anexo I - Infraestructura del Sistema Eléctrico Nacional (p 291)" (PDF). SENER. June 1, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Central térmica de Ciclo Combinado Empalme I". SENER. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. "Quiénes somos". Comisión Federal de Electricidad. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
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  5. 5.0 5.1 "Metodología, Criterios y Términos para Contratos Legados" (PDF). Secretaría de Energía - Subsecretaría de Electricidad - Gobierno de México. August 31, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. Lenton, Christopher (August 29, 2022). "Amigo LNG Looks to Leverage Offtake Interest, Pipeline Capacity to Fast-Track Mexico Project". NGI (Natural Gas Intelligence).