Mejillones Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 250MW gas fired power project. It is located in Antofagasta, Chile. 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 June 2000. Buy the profile here.

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Description

Engie and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 59.99% and 40.01% respectively.

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.

Development status

The project got commissioned in June 2000.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Sistema Interconectado del Norte Grande under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 steam turbine with 94MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 1 gas turbine with 156MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied SGen5-100A-2P 115-36 electric generator for the project.

Siemens supplied SGen5-100A-2P 115-36 electric generator for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.