Illapa power station

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Illapa power station (Central Termoeléctrica Illapa) is a proposed 255-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the region of Antofagasta, Chile.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in Mejillones, the region of Antofagasta, Chile.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Central Illapa S.A.[1]
  • Parent company: Rurelec PLC[1]
  • Location: Mejillones, Antofagasta, Chile
  • Coordinates: -23.1029, -70.4561 (approximate)[1]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 255 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[1] gas turbine[2], 255 MW[2] (start-up year not available)

Background

In early 2021, the Illapa power station project received approval from the environmental monitoring bodies of Chile to move forward with the project and Rurelec is now working to secure financing for the project.[3]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "About Us". Rurelec. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Rurelec PLC". Rurelec. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. "Rurelec PLC". www.rurelec.com. Retrieved 2021-06-28.