Poza Rica Power Plant is a 280MW gas fired power project. It is located in Veracruz, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 1963.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||280||280||–||Active||Veracruz, Mexico||Comision Federal de Electricidad|
The project is developed and owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad. The company has a stake of 100%.
It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant.
The project generated 1,011,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $287.1m.
The thermal power project consists of 3 turbines each with 39 MW nameplate capacity and 1 turbines each with 163 MW nameplate capacity respectively.
The project got commissioned in February 1963.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Federal de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 232MW.
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises supplied steam boiler for the project.
About Comision Federal de Electricidad
Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is a power utility company that carries out generation, transmission, distribution, supply and commercialization of electricity. The company generates electricity through various renewable energy sources including thermal, hydro, coal-fired, wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power plant. It also offers civil engineering, construction and investment services. CFE imports, exports, transports, purchases and sells fuel oil and natural gas. The company undertakes the planning and execution of projects and installations, as required by the national electricity system. It serves residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers as well as state and central agencies. CFE is headquartered in Federal District, Mexico.
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