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January 7, 2022

Rio Bravo III (Lomas del Real) Combined Cycle Power Plant, Mexico

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Rio Bravo III (Lomas del Real) Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 544MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 544 544 Active Tamaulipas, Mexico EDF International


The project was developed by EDF International. Mitsui, Tokyo Gas, JERA and Tohoku Electric Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 40%, 30%, 20% and 10% respectively.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Gasoducto del Rio SA de CV.

The project generated 2,613,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 2004.

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.

Contractors Involved

The Gas fired project have been supplied by GE Power and Siemens Energy.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Power and Siemens Energy.

John Cockerill Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

Compania Mexicana de Gerencia y Operaciones is the O&M contractor for thermal power project.


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