Chihuahua III Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 272MW gas fired power project. It is located in Chihuahua, Mexico. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2003. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by InterGen and is currently owned by 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 generated 1,826,000MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in September 2003.

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 271MW.

Contractors involved

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The Gas fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of GT11N2 gas turbines.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

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About InterGen

InterGen NV (InterGen) is a power generation and development company that finances, develops, owns and operates power generation assets which produce energy from coal, gas and renewable sources. The company also offers various energy market services such as standard physical power and gas trading, power generation hedging, shaped profiles and financial swaps power index trading, gas shipping, power and gas system operator access, market analysis, power and gas balancing services, and short-term power supply agreements. It also offers operations and maintenance, energy project development and asset management services. It serves utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. It has facilities in Australia and the UK. InterGen is headquartered in Edinburgh, the UK.


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