Humay power station

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Humay power station (Central Térmica Humay) is 520-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station, under construction in department of Ica, Peru.


The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Independencia, department of Ica, Peru.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gaz et L’Energie S.A.C.[1]
  • Parent company: Gaz et L’Energie S.A.C.
  • Location: Independencia, Pisco, Ica, Ica, Peru
  • Coordinates: -13.6946, -76.0281 (approximate)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 520 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[1] combined cycle[2], 520 MW[3] (start-up in 2022)[3]


The Humay Power Station uses M501JAC turbines produced by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems.[4] The station is being constructed on brownfields and redundant agricultural land with access to the Pan American highway, port, and airport.[5] As of November 2021, the power station was still under construction.[6]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "CT Humay". Gaz Energie. Archived from the original on March 9, 2021. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  2. "Informe No 102-2017-SENACE-J-DCA/UPAS-UGS" (PDF). Peru Ministerio del Ambiente. May 8, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 18, 2021. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ica: invertirán US$310 millones en construcción de nueva planta térmica". Rumbo Minero. Archived from the original on December 8, 2019. Retrieved May 19, 2021.
  4. "MHPS inks 515-MW Gas Turbine deal for Peru Power Plant | Power Engineering". Power Engineering. 2018-07-20. Retrieved 2021-06-24.
  5. "CT Humay – Gaz Energie". Retrieved 2021-06-24.
  6. "CT Humay". Gaz Energie. 2021. Retrieved November 9, 2021.