Gas- and Oil-Fired Plants in Central America

Managua Unit-3
Location: Nicaragua
Operator: Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad
Configuration: 1 X 45 MW
Fuel: heavy oil
Operation: 1971
Boiler supplier: CE, Tosi
T/G supplier: Tosi, ASGEN
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: This TPP is in the northern part of Managua CIty on the shores of Lake Managua. The unti was overhauled in 1994. At that time, a mechanical draft cooling tower was installed to replace the previous once-through system. This is the only hydrogen-cooled generator in the country.

Photograph courtesy of Empresa Nicaraguense de Electricidad
Posted 15 May 2016

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

Updated 15-May-2016

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