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Central Puerto Announces the Approval of the Commercial Operations of Luján de Cuyo Cogeneration Unit (95 MW)


Central Puerto S.A. (“Central Puerto”) (CEPU), the largest private sector power generation company in Argentina, as measured by generated power, announced the approval of the Commercial Operation of a new cogeneration unit Luján de Cuyo with an installed capacity of up to 95.32 MW (net power output), starting on October 5, 2019 at 0:00 hs. (the “Commercial Approval”).

The cogeneration unit began its commercial operation 7 weeks earlier than the committed date, November 22, 2019.

The plant will sell under 15-year contracts:

  • Energy and power capacity under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) entered into with CAMMESA in accordance to the bidding process established by Res. SEE 287/17, and
  • Steam to a private off-taker under a contract between Central Puerto and its client.

With the inclusion of the new Luján de Cuyo cogeneration plant, the consolidated installed capacity of Central Puerto increased 2.3%, totaling now 4,234 MW.

For more information regarding the company, visit www.centralpuerto.com

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