Villa Gesell power station

From Global Energy Monitor


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Villa Gesell power station (Central Térmica Villa Gesell, also known as Gral. Madariaga - Oscar Smith) is an 80-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power station in Buenos Aires province, Argentina.


The map below shows the exact location of the power station in Gral Juan Madariaga, Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Centrales De La Costa Atlantica SA[1]
  • Parent company: Centrales De La Costa Atlantica SA[1]
  • Location: Gral Juan Madariaga, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Coordinates: -37.2479, -56.9966 (exact)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 80 MW
    • Unit VGESTG18: Gas-fired[1] gas turbine[1], 80 MW[1] (start-up in 2010)[3]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Gral. Madariaga - Oscar Smith". Centrales de la Costa. Archived from the original on November 28, 2020. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  2. "CCA Villa Gesell OCGT Power Plant Argentina". Global Energy Observatory. Archived from the original on May 3, 2021. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
  3. "Información Geográfica de Energía". Argentina Secretario de Energía, Visor SIG. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved May 7, 2021.