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January 5, 2022

Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant, Argentina

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Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 585MW gas fired power project. It is located in Chubut, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1997.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 585 585 Active Chubut, Argentina Aluar Aluminio Argentino

Description

The project is developed and owned by Aluar Aluminio Argentino. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.

Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase I) consists of 2 gas turbines.

Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase I) consists of 1 steam turbine.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1997.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 131MW nameplate capacity.

Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with GE Power GT13E2 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines with 167MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II).

GE Power is the O&M contractor for the Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant (Aluar Puerto Madryn Combined Cycle Power Plant Phase II) for a period of 10 years.

About Aluar Aluminio Argentino

Aluar Aluminio Argentino SAIC (Aluar Aluminio) carries out the production, distribution and export of aluminum. Its product line includes aluminum foundry alloy t-bars, aluminum foundry alloy ingots, aluminum extrusion billets, aluminum rods, zincalum sows, and pure aluminum ingots. Aluar Aluminio caters to medical, transport, packaging, electrical, water treatment, and construction industries. As of part of fabricated products, the company offers rolled and extruded aluminum products. The company exports its products to Europe, Asia, Latin America and North American countries. It operates two semifabricated products plants and an aluminium reduction plant in Puerto Madryn, Chubut and a rolling and extrusion plant in Abasto, Buenos Aires. Aluar Aluminio is headquartered in Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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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