Parque Pilar Thermal Power Plant (‘CTPP’)
In Northern Greater Buenos Aires CTPP is located, in the Pilar Industrial Complex, district of Pilar. The plant consists of 6 Wärtsilä engines with an approximate 43% efficiency. It has a total 100 MW capacity and may indistinctly consume fuel oil stored in own tanks or natural gas supplied through a dedicated gas pipeline connected with TGN (‘Transportadora de Gas del Norte’)’s main gas pipeline. The energy is evacuated through a 132 kV line connected to the Pilar substation. From 2018 to 2022, its historical average annual generation was 235 GWh, with a generation record high of 321 GWh in 2022 and a record low of 168 GWh in 2019.
The following chart shows certain relevant statistical data on CTPP:
|Net Generation (GWh)||299||321|
|Purchases of Energy (GWh)||–||–|
|Total Energy Sales (GWh)||299||321|
|Plant||Unit||Installed Capacity (MW)||Efficiency||Fuel||Start-Up||Type of Unit|
|CTPP||PILBDI01~06||100||45%||Natural gas or fuel oil||2017||6 motor generators|