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November 22, 2021

Cerro Prieto II, Mexico

By Carmen

Cerro Prieto II is a 220MW geothermal power project. It is located in Baja California, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Geothermal 220 220 Active Baja California, Mexico

Description

The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad with a stake of 100%.

The geothermal plant is of double flash type. The geothermal site has in total 67 number of production wells. Cerro Prieto II runs at a temperature of 322 Degree Celsius.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 1984.

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Contractors Involved

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the geothermal power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 110MW nameplate capacity.

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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