Coal-Fired Plants in Mexico

Carbon-I
Location: Coahuila
Operator: Comision Federal de Electricidade
Configuration: 4 X 300 MW
Operation: 1982-1987
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: B-H
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
Quick facts: Carbon-I is also known as Jose Lopez Portillo.

Photograph by Carlos Hahn
Posted 14 Oct 2001

Carbon-II
Location: Coahuila
Operator: Comision Federal de Electricidade
Configuration: 4 X 350 MW
Operation: 1993-1996
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: B-H, GDV, MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Alstom, Turalmex
Quick facts: Carbon II was involved in one of Mexico's first power plant privatization efforts, but ultimately CFE retained possession.

Photograph by Carlos Hahn
Posted 14 Oct 2001

Petacalco
Location: Guerrero
Operator: Comision Federal de Electricidade
Configuration: 6 X 350 MW
Operation: 1993-1994
Fuel: coal, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
Quick facts: This is the largest coal-fired power plant in Latin America.

Photograph courtesy of Comision Federal d'Electricidad
Posted 17 Jul 2005

Abbreviations

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

Updated 29-Nov-2015

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