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January 4, 2022

AES San Nicolas Power Plant, Argentina

By Carmen

AES San Nicolas Power Plant is a 650MW coal fired power project. It is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 1956.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 650 650 Active Buenos Aires, Argentina

Description

The project is currently owned by AES Argentina Generacion with a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is coal. In case of shortage of coal the plant can also run on Fuel Oil.

The project generated 2,764,831MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in October 1956.

Contractors Involved

AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with Siemens Axial Flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with Siemens Axial Flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit III) is equipped with GE Power Axial Flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit IV) is equipped with GE Power Axial Flow steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 75MW nameplate capacity.

AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit V) is equipped with Ansaldo Energia steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 350MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied electric generator for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Siemens supplied electric generator for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Siemens supplied electric generator for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit III).

Siemens supplied electric generator for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit IV).

Steinmuller Engineering supplied steam boiler for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

Steinmuller Engineering supplied steam boiler for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

Steinmuller Engineering supplied steam boiler for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit III).

Steinmuller Engineering supplied steam boiler for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit IV).

Franco Tosi Meccanica supplied steam boiler for the AES San Nicolas Power Plant (San Nicolas Coal Fired Power Plant Unit V).

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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