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August

A3T efficient cogeneration plant starts generating electric power with the ignition of the gas turbine

August 23, 2018

  • Abengoa reaches an important milestone for the next commercial operation of the 220 MW efficient cogeneration plant the company is building in Mexico.
  • The plant has completed the construction period and has started the testing period.

August 23rd, 2018 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has successfully completed the ignition of the gas turbine, known as first fire, of the A3T efficient cogeneration plant the company is building in Mexico.

It is an important milestone to achieve the commercial operation, scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018, as it is the first time the plant receives gas and generates electricity. Construction works have already been completed and the plant is currently in the testing period.

Next milestone will be to complete the start-up of the steam turbine and, consequently, to achieve the synchronization of both the gas and steam turbines to reach the maximum performance of the plant.

A3T efficient cogeneration plant is placed in the town of Centro (Villahermosa, Tabaco). It has a guaranteed capacity of 220 MW and is being developed under the self-sufficiency scheme.

The energy produced by the plant, which is already committed in more than 75 % of its capacity, will be delivered to clients of different industries through all the country during the next nine to fifteen years.

Abengoa is a world leader in the construction of cogeneration plants. Furthermore, the company is one of reference in electricity infrastructures in Mexico, where it has been present for over 35 years, developing projects in a number of: conventional and renewable power generation, power transmission and distribution, oil and gas, water and singular building projects.

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