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January 12, 2022

La Raisa Power Plant, Venezuela

By Carmen

La Raisa Power Plant is a 440MW gas fired power project. It is located in Miranda, Venezuela. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 440 440 Active Miranda, Venezuela


The project is currently owned by Corporacion Electrica Nacional with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine 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 Oil.

The project generated 1,378,060MWh of electricity.

La Raisa Power Plant (La Raisa Thermal Power Plant Phase III) consists of 2 gas turbines.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2011.

Contractors Involved

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

La Raisa Power Plant (La Raisa Thermal Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with Pratt & Whitney FT8 gas turbines. The phase consists of 3 gas turbines.

La Raisa Power Plant (La Raisa Thermal Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with GE Power 7E.03 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the La Raisa Power Plant (La Raisa Thermal Power Plant Phase II).


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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