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January 5, 2022

Central (Planta Centro) Power Plant, Venezuela

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Central (Planta Centro) Power Plant is a 600MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is located in Carabobo, Venezuela. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 600 600 Active Carabobo, Venezuela China Machinery Engineering

Description

The project was developed by China Machinery Engineering and is currently owned by Corporacion Electrica Nacional.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant.

The Dual-Fuel fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 600MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in May 2016.

Contractors Involved

China Machinery Engineering was selected to render EPC services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

About China Machinery Engineering

China Machinery Engineering Corp (CMEC) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It offers services such as engineering contracting, preliminary project consultation, project design, construction, procurement, installation and development services. It also carries out trading activities covering a range of machinery and equipment such as electrical, mechanical, transportation, mining, and engineering equipment; pharmaceutical, paper, and packaging machinery; and manufacturing machinery and equipment. The company also provides logistics services, exhibitions, tendering agencies, export and import agency, and design services. It has operations in China, Pakistan, the Republic of Angola, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Argentina, Laos, Ukraine, the US, Zambia and Others. CMEC is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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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