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January 10, 2022

Central Bicentenario Combined Cycle Power Plant, Argentina

By Carmen

Central Bicentenario Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 503MW gas fired power project. It is located in Cordoba, Argentina. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 503 503 Active Cordoba, Argentina


The project is currently owned by Empresa ProvIncial de Energia de Cordoba with a stake of 100%.

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 fuel is procured from Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.A..

The project generated 2,586,146MWh of electricity. The project cost is $476.884m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Electroingenieria and SENER Grupo de Ingenieria were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project have been supplied by Franco Tosi Meccanica and Siemens.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Siemens.

Cerrey supplied steam boiler for the project.


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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