Punta del Tigre A power station

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Punta del Tigre A power station (Central Termoeléctrica de Ciclo Combinado Punta del Tigre) is a 300-megawatt (MW) diesel- and gas-fired power station in San José department, Uruguay.

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas)[1]
  • Parent company: UTE (Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas)[2]
  • Location: Punta del Tigre, San José, Uruguay
  • Coordinates: -34.7498, -56.5411 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 300 MW
    • Unit A-1: Gas- and diesel-fired[3] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[3] (start-up in 2006)[5]
    • Unit A-2: Gas- and diesel-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[6] (start-up in 2006)[5]
    • Unit A-4: Gas- and diesel-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[6] (start-up in 2006)[5]
    • Unit A-6: Gas- and diesel-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[6] (start-up in 2006)[5]
    • Unit A-5: Gas- and diesel-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[6] (start-up in 2006)[5]
    • Unit A-3: Gas- and diesel-fired[1] gas turbine[4], 50 MW[6] (start-up in 2006)[5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Punta del Tigre Combined-Cycle Power Generation Project, Uruguay" (PDF). IADB Publications. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "Inicio". Ute. Archived from the original on May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Global Power Plant Database v.1.2.0, ID URY0000826 World Resources Institute, June 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 "Electricity sector in Uruguay". Wikipedia. November 1, 2020. Archived from the original on March 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 "UTE inauguró planta de ciclo combinado Punta del Tigre B, la mayor inversión de una empresa pública en 40 años - Presidencia de la República". Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "Energía, Biomasa y Producción Nacional: Sistema de generación uruguayo 2011" (PDF). UTE (Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas). December 31, 2011. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.