São Luis Alumar power station
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São Luis Alumar power station is a 75.2-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
The map below shows the location of the plant in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil.
São Luis Alumar power station is a captive two-unit, 75.2 MW mineral coal-fired power plant that serves the ALUMAR alumina refinery in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil. The refinery has operated since 1984, but the two coal units were added in 2009 in an expansion that cost the plant's sponsors $2.7 billion (USD). According to the company website, the alumina refinery was able to increase their capacity to 3.7 million tons since the power station was built in 2009.
- Sponsor: Consórcio de Alumínio do Maranhão (ALUMAR)
- Parent company: Alcoa (40%), BHP Billiton (40%), Rio Tinto (10%)
- Location: São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil
- Coordinates: -2.711211,-44.348013 (exact)
- Coal type: Unknown
- Coal source:
- Gross generating capacity (operating): 75 MW
Articles and resources
- Tolmasquim, Mauricio (2016). "Energia Termelétrica: Gás Natural, Biomassa, Carvão, Nuclear" (PDF). Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE). Retrieved April 12, 2021.
- "Térmica Alumar inicia operação comercial de 75,2 MW - Blog do GESEL- Grupo de Estudos do Setor Elétrico - UFRJ". www.nuca.ie.ufrj.br (in português). Retrieved 2021-04-12.
- "Fact Sheet: ALUMAR" (PDF). Alcoa.
- "Alcoa -- The Element of Possibility". www.alcoa.com. Retrieved 2021-04-12.
- "Alumina". Alcoa. Retrieved 2021-05-14.
- "Welcome to São Luis" (PDF). Alumar. 2007.
- "Alumar - São Luís Alumina Refinery". Industry About. Retrieved 2021-05-21.
Related GEM.wiki articles
- [[Brazil: country profile]]