General Rojo power station

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General Rojo power station (Central Térmica General Rojo) is a 250-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: MSU Energy[1]
  • Parent company: MSU Energy Holding Ltd[2]
  • Location: San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -33.4553, -60.2836 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 250 MW
    • Unit GT: Gas-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 200 MW[1] (start-up in 2017)[1]
    • Unit ST: Gas-fired steam turbine,[5] 50 MW (start-up in 2020[2])

Background

The General Rojo power station is located on a seven hectare property and is connected to the Argentine interconnected system (SADI).[6] The expansion project was completed in August 2020 with the addition of a 50 MW gas-fired steam turbine to become a combined cycle system.[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Power plants and projects". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "About us". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. Google Maps
  4. "La energía que nos mueve". MSU Energy. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 El Eco. "MSU Energy finaliza obras de conversión a ciclo combinado de sus centrales de Villa María y General Rojo – El Eco | Información confiable desde Tandil. Noticias las 24 hs. con contenido multimedia exclusivo que solo El Eco Multimedios te puede brindar". www.eleco.com.ar (in español). Retrieved 2021-06-27.
  6. "Power plants and projects – MSU Energy". msuenergy.com. Retrieved 2021-06-27.