Tula CC power station

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Tula CC power station (Central CC Tula (Francisco Pérez Ríos), also known as Francisco Pérez Ríos) is a 2096-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Tula de Allende, the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE
  • Parent company: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE[1]
  • Location: Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 20.0596, -99.2774 (exact)[2][3]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 2096 MW
    • Unit CC-4: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[4], 245 MW[5][6] (start-up in 1983)[5]
    • Unit CC-3: Gas-fired[2] combined cycle[4], 245 MW[5][6] (start-up in 1983)[5]
    • Unit 1-5: Gas-fired[7] steam turbine[7], 1606 MW[7] (start-up in 1976)[7]

Background

Excess natural gas being burned by the Tula refinery next to the Tula power station. Source: Reuters/Henry Romero

The Tula power station as found guilty of violating environmental safeguards meant to prevent the emissions of deadly pollutants.[8][9]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Quiénes somos". Comisión Federal de Electricidad. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "PowerPlantsAllGE100MW_NorthAmerica_201708.xlsx". North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI). August 1, 2017. Archived from the original on May 14, 2021. Retrieved May 14, 2021.
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  4. 4.0 4.1 "Remodelación de la Central Termoeléctrica de Ciclo Combinado en Tula de Allende". Grupo Cobra. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Metodología, Criterios y Términos para Contratos Legados" (PDF). Secretaría de Energía - Subsecretaría de Electricidad - Gobierno de México. August 31, 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Tula (Francisco Perez Rios) CCGT Power Plant Mexico". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Tabla De Permisos De Generación E Importación De Energía Eléctrica Administrados Al 30 De Abril De 2018" (PDF). SENER (Secretaría de Energía), Gobierno de México. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 10, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.
  8. Garcia, David Alire (2020-08-07). "Exclusive: Mexico power plant violated environmental law, documents show". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-04-22.
  9. "Incumple la CFE norma ambiental en la termoeléctrica de Tula". Criterio Hidalgo (in español). 2021-10-19. Retrieved 2022-04-22.