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Samalayuca II CCGT Plant, Chihuahua, Mexico

Order year

1996

Output

700MW

Plant type

CCGT

Location

Samalayuca, Mexico

Estimated investment

$660m

Completion

1999

Sponsor

Compania Samalayuca II consortium

Operating lease

CFE

Other power users

Power export to US

Lead equipment supplier

GE (consortium member)

Construction / procurement

ICA (consortium member) / GE

Detailed design / E&C

InterGen (consortium member)

Fuel line

El Paso Energy (consortium member; in 2002, El Paso announced it was selling its 40% share to an affiliate of GE Structured Finance)

Combustion temperature

1,280°C

Gas turbines

7FA series GE

Consumption

25kg/h natural gas

Fuel

Natural gas; diesel fuel as back-up
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