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October 5, 2021updated 13 Oct 2021 8:48am

San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II & III, Nicaragua

By Carmen

San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II & III is a 77MW geothermal power project. It is located in Leon, Nicaragua. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2012.

Project TypeTotal Capacity (MW)Active Capacity (MW)Pipeline Capacity (MW)Project StatusProject LocationProject DeveloperGeothermal7777-ActiveLeon, NicaraguaPolaris Energy Nicaragua

Description

The project is developed and owned by Polaris Energy Nicaragua.

The geothermal plant is of single flash type. The geothermal site has in total 18 number of wells. Out of this 16 are production wells and remaining 8 are injection wells.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 63,322t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $309m.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in January 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II & III is sold to DISNORTE-DISSUR under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $92,000kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 72MW.

Contractors Involved

San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II & III (San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II) is equipped with Fuji Electric Condensing turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 38.5MWe nameplate capacity.

San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase II & III (San Jacinto Tizate 1 Phase III) is equipped with Fuji Electric Condensing turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 38.5MWe nameplate capacity.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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