Telfers power station

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Telfers power station (Planta Eléctrica Telfers) is a 670-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Colón province, Panama under construction.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station in San Cristóbal, Colón province, Panama.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Panama NG Power[1]
  • Parent company: LNG Group Panama[2]
  • Location: San Cristóbal, Colón, Panama
  • Coordinates: 9.3427, -79.8958 (approximate)[3]
  • Gross generating capacity (construction): 670 MW
    • Unit 1: Gas-fired[3] unknown technology, 670 MW[1] (start-up in 2024)[4]

Background

In May 2021, the environmental permitting process began for the Telfers power station.[5] On June 1, 2021, President Laurentizo Cortizo announced the beginning of construction on the power station.[4] The station will cost approximately one billion dollars and is expected to be operational between late 2023 and early 2024.[4]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Gaslog signs FSU charter for Panama power project". Argus Media. September 4, 2019. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "PB lined up for Panama LNG-to-power". IJ Global. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "A new gas to power project for Panama?". Panama Advisory International Group. January 19, 2021. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Panama Announces Plans for $1 Billion Natural Gas Plant". Hart Energy. Retrieved 2021-07-01.
  5. "BNamericas - Environmental permitting begins for 670MW Pa..." BNamericas.com. Retrieved 2021-07-01.