Diesel and Gas-Engine Plants in South America - other
Huaycoloro Landfill
Location: Peru
Operator: Petramas SAC
Configuration: 3 X 1.6 MW G3520C engines
Fuel: LFG
Operation: 2009
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: SCS Energy
Quick facts: In Mar 2010, local waste handling company Petramas SAC secured the concession for Peru’s first LFG power plant at the Huaycoloro Landfill in San Antonio district, Huarochiri province, Lima department. This went into operation in Nov 2011. The project connects to the grid via a 5.5km, 22kV tie-line and cost $10.5mn.

Photograph courtesy of Petramas SAC
Posted 3 Jun 2015

Ibague
Location: Colombia
Operator: Colombia Energy Operators SA
Configuration: 5 X 4.9-MW 18V34SG engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1998
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: The plant supplies the Cimentos Diamante (CEMEX) cement plant, which has an annual capacity of 2mn tons.

Photograph courtesy of Wartsila
Posted 10 Feb 2005

Kingston-2
Location: Guyana
Operator: Guyana Power & Light Inc
Configuration: 3 X 6.9-MW, 2 X 7.8 MW 16V32 engines
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2009-2011
E/G supplier: Wartsila
EPC: Wartsila, Engineering & Construction Inc
Quick facts: The first three engines at Kingston-2 were commissioned in Dec 2009. This first phase cost $27mn. The 2-engine extension was ordered in Nov 2010 and commissioned by President Bharrat Jagdeo on 28 Sep 2011. The extension cost $20mn.

Photograph courtesy of Wartsila
Posted 1 Jan 2015

   
  Vreed-en-Hoop
Location: Guyana
Operator: Guyana Power & Light Inc
Configuration: 3 X 8.7 MW 20V32 engines
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2015
E/G supplier: Wartsila
EPC: Wartsila, Engineering & Construction Inc
Quick facts: In Sep 2012, GPL signed a $35mn, turnkey contract with Wartsila for this new DPP at Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara. The plant was officially commissioned on 9 Feb 2015. The facility has the gensets along with heat recovery boilers, switch gear, new feeders, bulk storage tanks and other infrastructure. Pre-commissioning was completed in Nov 2014.

Photograph courtesy of Guyana Power & Light Inc
Posted 15 Jun 2016

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 18-Jun-2016

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