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January 7, 2022

Tula (Francisco Perez Rios) Combined Cycle Power Plant, Mexico

By Carmen

Tula (Francisco Perez Rios) Combined Cycle Power Plant is a 550MW gas fired power project. It is located in Hidalgo, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 1981.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 550 550 Active Hidalgo, Mexico Avanzia Instalaciones; Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios; Doosan Skoda Power; Initec Energia


The project was developed by Avanzia Instalaciones, Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, Doosan Skoda Power and Initec Energia. The project is currently owned by Comision Federal de Electricidad with a stake of 100%.

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 Fuel Oil.

The project generated 2,641,000MWh of electricity.

The Gas fired project consists of 2 steam turbines.

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Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 1981.

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 550MW.

Contractors Involved

Avanzia Instalaciones, Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, Doosan Skoda Power and Initec Energia were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of SGT6-5000F gas turbines.

Siemens supplied SGEN6-1000 electric generator for the project.

Siemens is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 16 years.

About Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios

Grupo Cobra is a Spain based Company that delivers engineering, operations, installation and maintenance services.

About Doosan Skoda Power

Doosan Skoda Power sro (Doosan Skoda) formerly Skoda Power sro, a subsidiary of Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd manufactures and markets steam turbines, heat exchangers, and condensers. It provides repair and overhaul, retrofit and upgrade, on-site machining, and technical support services. Doosan Skoda offers steam turbines for nuclear power plants, fossil fuel power plants, cogeneration units, municipal waste and biomass incineration plants, and steam gas cycle technology. The company has operations throughout the Czech Republic and India. Doosan Skoda is headquartered in Plzen, the Czech Republic.

About Initec Energia

Initec Energia SA (Initec Energia), a subsidiary of Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA is an engineering company that constructs electricity generation facilities. The company’s services include energy consultancy, engineering, management of supplies and sub-contracting, supervision of construction and exploitation support, among others. It offers preliminary studies, civil engineering and construction services in the construction of power plants. Initec Energia’s is involved in various activities that include conventional thermoelectric power plants, concentrated solar power plants, biomass thermoelectric power plants, and diesel power plants, among others. The company operates in Uzbekistan, Egypt, Spain, Brazil, and others. Initec Energia is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.


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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