Iberdrola commissions 300MW combined cycle power plant in Mexico

11 Nov

fossilfuel.energy-business-review.com 09 Nov, 2016

Iberdrola has commissioned the 300MW Dulces Nombres II power generation facility the State of Nuevo León, Mexico. The $250m combined cycle power plant is designed to meet the electricity demand of the region’s industrial sector. By 2020, the company plans to commission 10 new power plants including between gas-fired units and renewable energy projects in Mexico with an investment of $3bn. Iberdrola earlier received a contract to build 850MW Noreste combined cycle plant by 2018 in Mexico. The plant will feature Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS)-built M501J model gas turbines. Power generated will be sold to the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) under a 25-year power purchase agreement.

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