Josefa Joaquina Sánchez Bastidas power station

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Josefa Joaquina Sánchez Bastidas power station (Complejo Generador Josefa Joaquina Sánchez Bastidas, also known as Tacoa, Ricardo Zuloaga, and JJSB) is a 1336-megawatt (MW) fuel oil- and gas-fired power station that has been mothballed in La Guaira state, Venezuela.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Corpoelec (Corporación Eléctrica Nacional)[1]
  • Parent company: Corpoelec (Corporación Eléctrica Nacional)[2]
  • Location: Catia La Mar, La Guaira, Venezuela
  • Coordinates: 10.5876, -67.0794 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (mothballed): 1336 MW
    • Unit JJSB-5: Gas-fired[4] gas turbine[4], 68 MW[5] (start-up in 1956)[6]
    • Unit JJSB-6: Gas-fired[4] gas turbine[4], 68 MW[5] (start-up in 1956)[6]
    • Unit JJSB-7: Gas- and fuel oil-fired[4][7] steam turbine[4], 400 MW[4][5] (start-up in 1978-81)[8]
    • Unit JJSB-8: Gas- and fuel oil-fired[4][7] steam turbine[4], 400 MW[4][5] (start-up in 1978-81)[8]
    • Unit JJSB-9: Gas- and fuel oil-fired[4][7] steam turbine[4], 400 MW[4][5] (start-up in 1978-81)[8]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Altos niveles de seguridad industrial blindan al Complejo Generador Josefa Joaquina Sánchez Bastidas". Corporación Eléctrica Nacional. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Home". Corporación Eléctrica Nacional. Archived from the original on February 24, 2021. Retrieved May 5, 2021.
  3. Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID WRI1018651 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 "Propuestas de Reorganización del S.E.N." (PDF). Academia Nacional de la Ingeniería y el Hábitat. April 30, 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "Conoce cómo se encuentra el Sistema Eléctrico Nacional venezolano". Maibort Petit. October 26, 2018. Archived from the original on February 23, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Tacoa, 25 años después: producción de un documental en video sobre cómo se ha recordado el suceso Tacoa" (PDF). Universidad Catolica Andres Bello. September 30, 2008. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "La Industria del Gas Natural en Venezuela" (PDF). Academia Nacional de la Ingeniería y el Hábitat. April 1, 2009. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Historia de la Ingeniería Eléctrica en Venezuela". Oocities. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.