Punta Del Tigre A Thermal Power Plant is a 360MW gas fired power project. It is located in San Jose, Uruguay. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 360 360 Active San Jose, Uruguay


The project is currently owned by Administracion Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Electricas.

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 Diesel. The fuel is procured from Cruz del Sur Gas Pipeline.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2006.

Contractors Involved

Santos CMI was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project have been supplied by GE Power and Mitsubishi Power Aero.

Brush Electrical Machines supplied BDAXRT, Air Cooled electric generator for the project.

Brush Electrical Machines supplied BDAX 72290ER, Air Cooled electric generator for the project.


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