Juan Manuel Valdez power station

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Juan Manuel Valdez power station (Termoeléctrica Juan Manuel Valdez Guiria, also known as CIGMA) is a 350-megawatt (MW) diesel- and gas-fired power station that has been mothballed in Sucre state, Venezuela.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Güiria, Sucre state, Venezuela.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Corpoelec (Corporación Eléctrica Nacional)[1]
  • Parent company: Corpoelec (Corporación Eléctrica Nacional)[2]
  • Location: Güiria, Sucre, Venezuela
  • Coordinates: 10.5620, -62.3100 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (mothballed): 350 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas- and diesel-fired[4] gas turbine[5], 175 MW[6] (start-up in 2018)[7]
    • Unit 2: Gas- and diesel-fired[4] gas turbine[5], 175 MW[6] (start-up in 2018)[7]
  • Gross generating capacity (cancelled): 350 MW
    • Unit 3: Gas-fired[8] gas turbine[9], 175 MW[6] (start-up year not available)
    • Unit 4: Gas-fired[8] gas turbine[9], 175 MW[6] (start-up year not available)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Planta Termoeléctrica Juan Manuel Valdez (CIGMA) y sus obras de transmisión asociadas". Corporación Eléctrica Nacional. Archived from the original on October 8, 2010. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Home". Corporación Eléctrica Nacional. Archived from the original on February 24, 2021. Retrieved May 5, 2021.
  3. Google Maps
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Stranded' power? Mapping Latin America's thermoelectric energy". Dialogo Chino. November 9, 2020. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ciclos Abiertos CCA Güiria" (PDF). Elecven. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Comisión Mixta para el Estudio de la Crisis Eléctrica en el País - Informe Final" (PDF). Asamblea Nacional - República Bolivariana de Venezuela. February 28, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 9, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Gobierno Bolivariano inaugura Planta Termoelectrica Juan Manuel Valdez en Guiria". BNamericas. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "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.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Siemens Wins Order for Power Plant in Venezuela". Businesswire. October 31, 2012. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.