Recka power station

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Recka power station (Central Termoeléctrica Recka) is a 181-megawatt (MW) diesel- and gas-fired power station in department of Lambayeque, Peru.


The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Pampa Reque, department of Lambayeque, Peru.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.[1]
  • Parent company: FreePort-McMoran, Inc. [54%]; Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal [21%]; other[2]
  • Location: Pampa Reque, Reque, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru
  • Coordinates: -6.8781, -79.7925 (exact)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 181 MW
    • Unit Grupo1: Gas- and diesel-fired[4] gas turbine[1], 181 MW[1] (start-up in 2015)[5]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Anuarios Estadistico de Electricidad 2018, Annex 6 - Centrales electricas". Peru Ministerio de Energía y Minas (MINEM). Archived from the original on April 25, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  2. "Freeport-McMoRan Provides Update on Cerro Verde Mine in Peru". FCX. Archived from the original on April 21, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. Google Maps
  4. "Central termoeléctrica Recka de US$ 102.5 millones inició su operación comercial". Gestión. September 29, 2015. Archived from the original on May 4, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. "Statkraft - Memoria 2015". Statkraft. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 5, 2021.