Termobarrancas II power station

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Termobarrancas II power station (Central Termoeléctrica Termobarrancas) is an operating power station of at least 170-megawatts (MW) in Obispos, Barinas, Venezuela.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Termobarrancas II power station Obispos, Barinas, Venezuela 8.698411, -70.209247 (exact)[1][2]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 8.698411, -70.209247

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[3][4][5] fossil gas - natural gas[4] 170[6][7] gas turbine[6] 2007[8][9][7]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) [100.0%]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20230103182122/https://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase. Archived from the original on 03 January 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125141153/https://www.google.com/maps/place/PLANTA+TERMOBARRANCA/@8.6974112,-70.2079038,175m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x8e7ca762d4e01ebb:0x6941eb0a890b1371!8m2!3d8.6972155!4d-70.2082799!16s%2Fg%2F11pl86p4m_?entry=tts. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125134835/http://www.minci.gob.ve/recuperacion-de-planta-termobarrancas-permitira-incorporar-130-mw-al-sen/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220909181320/http://www.cvc.com.ve/publica/202131233245PNI%202021%20-%202033_compressed.pdf (PDF). {{cite web}}: Check |archive-url= value (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20221129200709/https://www.maibortpetit.info/2018/10/conoce-como-se-encuentra-el-sistema.html. Archived from the original on 29 November 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20221122153730/http://www.acading.org.ve/info/comunicacion/pubdocs/material_CR_tecnicas/energia/(2019-03-21)_GARCIA_A1a_Detalles_Propuesta_REORGANIZACION_SEN.pdf (PDF). {{cite web}}: Check |archive-url= value (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. 7.0 7.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20240125104330/http://www.schradercamargo.com/proyecto/central-termoelectrica-termobarrancas/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20210211051349/http://www.acading.org.ve/info/publicaciones/libros/pubdocs/EL_SISTEMA_ENERGETICO_VENEZOLANO.pdf (PDF). {{cite web}}: Check |archive-url= value (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125120548/https://www.revistaei.cl/2006/03/23/venezuela-chavez-inaugura-510-mw-de-capacidad-termoelectrica/. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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