GNA IV power station

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GNA IV power station (Usina Termelétrica GNA IV) is a proposed 565-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ute Gna II Geração de Energia Ltda., SPIC Brasil[1][2][3][4]
  • Parent company: Prumo Logistica S.A. ; BP plc ; Siemens AG, SPIC[4][5]
  • Location: São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Coordinates: -21.8424, -41.0270 (approximate)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (announced): 1700 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[6], 1700 MW[7] (unknown start-up date)

Background

In November 2019, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) classified the GNA power station as a priority project, encompassing four gas-fired power stations and an onshore terminal.[8] Commercial operations at the 1338 MW GNA I power station began in September 2021, with construction of the 1672 MW GNA II power station expected to begin shortly thereafter, and an additional 3.4 GW of capacity to eventually be added at the GNA III and GNA IV power stations.[7] As of November 2022, plant sponsor Gas Natural Açu still did not list GNA IV on its company webpage.[9] However, the project was listed as a participant in Brazil's A-5 national energy auction in September 2021.[10]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Prumo, bp e Siemens concluem acordo com a SPIC para participação em projetos de energia e infraestrutura no Brasil". Porto do Açu. February 1, 2021.
  2. "Prumo, bp and Siemens close agreement with SPIC to participate in energy infrastructure projects in Brazil" (PDF). GNA. February 1, 2021. line feed character in |title= at position 43 (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Sistema de Informações Georreferenciadas do Setor Elétrico (SIGEL)". Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (ANEEL, Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency). Archived from the original on April 9, 2020. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "China's SPIC buys into Brazilian LNG power project". Offshore Energy. August 12, 2020.
  5. "Quem Somos". Gna. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. "GNA inicia operação comercial de sua primeira termelétrica no Porto do Açu (RJ)" (PDF). GNA. September 16, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "GNA starts commercial operations of its first power plant at Port of Açu (RJ)". Prumo Logística. September 16, 2021.
  8. thunders. "UTE GNA III poderá emitir debêntures de infraestrutura". www.canalenergia.com.br (in português). Retrieved 2021-09-14.
  9. "Usinas Termelétricas". www.gna.com.br. Retrieved 2022-03-30.
  10. "PORTARIA Nº 937/SPE/MME". Ministério de Minas e Energia/Secretaria de Planejamento e Desenvolvimento Energético. September 14, 2021.