González Ortega power station

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González Ortega power station (Central CC González Ortega) is a 699-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the state of Baja California, Mexico under construction.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Mexicali, the state of Baja California, Mexico.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[1]
  • Parent company: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[2]
  • Location: Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 32.6326, -115.5292 (approximate)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 699 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[3] combined cycle[3][4], 699 MW[3] (start-up in 2022-2023)[3]

Background

LNG arrives at the González Ortega plant via the Energía Costa Azul terminal.[5] Construction on the plant is expected to begin in August 2021.[6]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Ocho proyectos de energía en el paquete de infraestructura". Energía a Debate. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Quiénes somos". Comisión Federal de Electricidad. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "UTE - Global VII - Estudo de Impacto Ambiental (EIA)" (PDF). SENER - Secretaría de Energía - Gobierno de México. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. "Se prerregistran empresas para 6 proyectos de ciclo combinado". Energía a Debate. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. "Mexico's CFE Seeking Bidders to Build Six Combined-Cycle Plants - Natural Gas Intelligence". Natural Gas Intelligence. 2021-03-11. Retrieved 2021-07-07.
  6. "Mexico CFE invests 62.8 billion pesos in 2021--Seetao". Retrieved 2021-07-07.