Peru and coal

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Peru uses very little coal. As of 2012, nearly 60 per cent of the country's energy generation derives from hydroelectric plants and 34 per cent from natural gas.[1]

Proposed power stations

  • The Eten power station is a 200 MW thermoelectric power plant planned for Eten, in the northern region of Lambayeque, Peru. The Peruvian authorities have awarded a 20-year concession contract for the design, construction, and operation of the plant to a consortium comprising the Ministry of Energy and Mining and a special purpose company established by Cobra and Enersa. The investment is estimated at approximately US$113 million, with operations beginning in 2013-2014.[2]
  • The Fenix power station is a a 520 MW thermal power plant planned for Peru by energy company Fenix Power. The US$700m project is due to start operations in 2013. It will generate around 10 per cent of the energy requirements of Peru.[3]

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