Termoguajira power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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The Termoguajira power station is a 286-megawatt (MW) power station in Dibulla, Guajira, Colombia.

Location

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Background

The plant is owned and operated by Colombian public utility company Gecelca S.A. and consists of two 143 MW units.[1] The first and second units began operations in 1983 and 1987, respectively.[2] The coal used to fuel the plant reportedly comes from mines in Puerto Libertador, Córdoba department.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gecelca SAESP[1]
  • Parent company: Gecelca SAESP[1]
  • Location: Dibulla, Guajira, Colombia
  • Coordinates: 11.262213,-73.4155682 (exact)
  • Status:
    • Unit 1: Operating (1983)[2]
    • Unit 2: Operating (1987)[2]
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 143 MW[1]
    • Unit 2: 143 MW[1]
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source: Puerto Libertador, Colombia[3]
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Generación". Gecelca, S.A. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Gecelca". ANDEG (Asociación Nacional de Empresas Generadoras). Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Salió de servicio Termoguajira Dos". Caracol Radio. March 17, 2016.

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