Ensenada Barragán power station

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Ensenada Barragán power station (Central Térmica Ensenada Barragán) is a 568-megawatt (MW) fuel oil- and gas-fired power station in Buenos Aires province, Argentina.


The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Ensenada, Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: CT Barragan - Enarsa[1]
  • Parent company: Pampa Energia (50%), YPF S.A. (50%)[2][3]
  • Location: Ensenada, departamento Ensenada, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -34.8586, -57.9524 (exact)[4]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 568 MW
    • Unit EBARTG02: Gas- and fuel oil-fired[5] gas turbine[1], 284 MW[1] (start-up in 2012)[1]
    • Unit EBARTG01: Gas- and fuel oil-fired[5] gas turbine[1], 284 MW[1] (start-up in 2012)[1]


In June 2019, CT Barragán announced they would be working to convert the power station to a combined cycle plant to become more efficient.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Información Geográfica de Energía". Argentina Secretario de Energía, Visor SIG. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  2. "Milbank Represents the Banks in Financing of Major Thermal Power Plant Privatization in Argentina by YPF and Pampa Energía". Milbank LLP. Retrieved 2021-11-02.
  3. "Pampa Energia S.A. - Joint Awarding of Ensenada de Barragan Thermal Power Plant". Energy Central. May 31, 2019. Retrieved November 2, 2021.
  4. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI ARG0000160 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ensenada Barragán Thermal Power Plant (CTEB)". Pampa Energia. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. "Transfer of Ensenada de Barragán Thermal Power Plant". Pampa Energia. Retrieved 2021-11-02.