El Bracho Gas Power Plant is a 277.4MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tucuman, Argentina. 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 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by GE Energy Financial Services, The Techint Group and YPF. YPF and GE Energy Financial Services are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75.01% and 24.99% respectively.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

The project cost is $170m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2018.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Cammesa under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years.

Contractors involved

GE Power was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 unit of 9F.04 gas turbine with 277.4MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

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About GE Energy Financial Services

GE Energy Financial Services Inc (GE Energy), a subsidiary of General Electric Company is a financial services company that provides investment services in the energy sector. The company’s services include preferred limited partnerships, debt financing, leases, limited partnerships. It also provides GE Energy offers equity investment, broad-based commercial finance and project finance, investment services and others. GE Energy offers investments services with a primary emphasis on wind and solar power generation, renewable energy, transmission and distribution oil and gas infrastructure and venture capital sectors. The company has its operations in India, the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada. GE Energy is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, the US.

About The Techint Group

The Techint Group (Techint) is a diversified group, which operates in engineering and construction, steel, oil and gas, metal and mining, industrial plants, and healthcare businesses. The company operates its business through six companies: Tenaris, Ternium, Techint Engineering & Construction (E&C), Tenova, Tecpetrol, and Humanitas. It offers design, engineering and construction services for mining, oil and gas facilities, infrastructure and architecture civil works, petrochemical plants and power plants. The company also supplies steel tubes and related services, and flat and long steel products. Techint provides ingenious and authentic solutions for metal and mining industries; and also carries out oil and gas exploration and production activities. The company also operates a network of hospitals in Italy. It has operations in South America, the Middle East and Africa, East Asia and Oceania, North America and Europe. Techint is headquartered in Bueno Aires, Argentina.

About YPF

YPF SA (YPF) is an integrated energy company. Its carries out exploration, development and production of natural gas, crude oil, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It also provides oil and gas from conventional, unconventional and renewable sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower. The company also conducts refining of oil and petrochemicals, logistics related to the transportation of oil and gas to refineries and distribution of refined and petrochemical products to different sales channels. It markets and distributes products to oil and gas, transport, agricultural, mining, aviation, naval, infrastructure and construction industries. YPF's supervises exploration and development activities in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Bolivia. YPF is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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