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January 5, 2022

Bajio Combined Cycle Power Plant, Mexico

By Carmen

Bajio Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 626MW gas fired power project. It is located in Guanajuato, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2002.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 626 626 Active Guanajuato, Mexico Intergen

Description

The project was developed by Intergen. The project is currently owned by Tokyo Gas with a stake of 49% and Saavi Energia S de RL de CV.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel.

The project cost is $435m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in March 2002.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Federal de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 495MW.

Contractors Involved

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

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 3 units of 7F.04 gas turbines.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of D11, Condensing steam turbine.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Cerrey supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Intergen

Intergen N.V. (Intergen) operates as a power generation and development company which helps to ensure a stable, dependable energy supply. The company manages power plants, natural gas compression stations, gas pipelines, and wind farms. The company is headquartered in The Netherlands.

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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