List of power stations in Argentina

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List of power stations in Argentina is located in Argentina
Atucha
Atucha
Embalse
Embalse
Yacyretá
Yacyretá
Salto Grande
Salto Grande
Piedra del Aguila
Piedra del Aguila
El Chocón
El Chocón
Alicurá
Alicurá
Futaleufú
Futaleufú
Planicie Banderita
Planicie Banderita
San Nicolás
San Nicolás
Dock Sud
Dock Sud
Location of power stations in Argentina
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This page shows a list of power stations in Argentina.

Thermal Plant[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Location Coordinates Refs
Costanera 1,250 Buenos Aires [1]
Calchines 40 Santa Fe [1]
Güemes 250 Salta [1]
Necochea 135 Buenos Aires [1]
Piedrabuena 620 Buenos Aires [1]
San Nicolas 650 Buenos Aires [1][2]
Sorrento 216 Santa Fe [1][3]
Arturo Zanichelli 216 Cordoba [1]

Gas Turbines[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Location Coordinates Refs
Costanera 859 Buenos Aires [4]
Dock Sud 775 [5][6]
Genelba 670 [5]
La Plata 131 [5]
Manuel Belgrano 830 [5]
Pilar
San Nicolas CCGT 845 Rosario [7]
Termoandes 633 Salta [8]
Agual del Cajon 703 Neuquen [9]
Central Bicentario 496 Cordoba [9]
José de San Martín 830 Santa Fe [9]
Loma de la Lata 550 Neuquen [9]

Hydroelectric[edit]

Hydroelectric stations over 1 MW.

Hydroelectric station Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed River Notes
Yacyretá 27°28′58″S 56°43′30″W / 27.48278°S 56.72500°W / -27.48278; -56.72500 (Yacyreta Dam) 3,100 1998 Paraná River Shared with Paraguay
Salto Grande 31°16′29″S 57°56′18″W / 31.27472°S 57.93833°W / -31.27472; -57.93833 (Salto Grande Dam) 1,890 1979 Uruguay River Shared with Uruguay
Piedra del Águila 40°11′25″S 69°59′29″W / 40.19028°S 69.99139°W / -40.19028; -69.99139 (Piedra del Águila Dam) 1,400 1992 Limay River
El Chocón 39°15′57″S 68°45′23″W / 39.26583°S 68.75639°W / -39.26583; -68.75639 (El Chocon Dam) 1,260 1973 Limay River
Néstor Kirchner 1,140 Under Construction Santa Cruz River
Alicurá 40°35′10″S 70°45′09″W / 40.58611°S 70.75250°W / -40.58611; -70.75250 (Alicurá Dam) 1,050 1985 Limay River
Río Grande 32°13′27.5″S 64°37′56″W / 32.224306°S 64.63222°W / -32.224306; -64.63222 750 1986 Tercero River Pumped-storage power plant
Jorge Cepernic 600 Under Construction Santa Cruz River
Futaleufú 43°07′37.6″S 71°38′12.7″W / 43.127111°S 71.636861°W / -43.127111; -71.636861 472 1978 Futaleufú River
Planicie Banderita
(Cerros Colorados)
38°33′37.1″S 68°28′28.3″W / 38.560306°S 68.474528°W / -38.560306; -68.474528 472 1978 Neuquén River
Pichi Picún Leufú 40°00′41.1″S 69°59′24.9″W / 40.011417°S 69.990250°W / -40.011417; -69.990250 285 2000 Limay River
Los Reyunos 34°36′07.8″S 68°38′24.2″W / 34.602167°S 68.640056°W / -34.602167; -68.640056 224 1983 Diamante River Pumped-storage power plant
Agua del Toro 34°35′04.7″S 69°02′10.2″W / 34.584639°S 69.036167°W / -34.584639; -69.036167 150 1982 Diamante River
Arroyito 39°06′25.2″S 68°35′07.8″W / 39.107000°S 68.585500°W / -39.107000; -68.585500 127.8 1979 Limay River
Los Caracoles 31°31′01.3″S 68°58′04.5″W / 31.517028°S 68.967917°W / -31.517028; -68.967917 121.4 2009 San Juan River
Cacheuta (Potrerillos) 33°01′38.8″S 69°06′45.3″W / 33.027444°S 69.112583°W / -33.027444; -69.112583 120 2003 Mendoza River
Urugua-í 25°52′33.7″S 54°33′45.6″W / 25.876028°S 54.562667°W / -25.876028; -54.562667 120 1991 Urugua-í River
Nihuil II (Aisol) 34°54′44.5″S 68°37′24.9″W / 34.912361°S 68.623583°W / -34.912361; -68.623583 110 1968 Atuel River
Manuel Belgrano
(Cabra Corral)
25°16′11.6″S 65°19′48.1″W / 25.269889°S 65.330028°W / -25.269889; -65.330028 100.5 1973 Salado River
Nihuil I (El Nihuil) 34°59′41.3″S 68°37′50″W / 34.994806°S 68.63056°W / -34.994806; -68.63056 72 1947 Atuel River
El Tambolar 75 Under Construction San Juan River
Punta Negra 31°30′59.7″S 68°48′53.2″W / 31.516583°S 68.814778°W / -31.516583; -68.814778 62 2015 San Juan River
Álvarez Condarco (Potrerillos) 33°02′39.8″S 69°03′04.5″W / 33.044389°S 69.051250°W / -33.044389; -69.051250 61 2003 Mendoza River
Casa de Piedra 38°12′52.5″S 67°11′26.9″W / 38.214583°S 67.190806°W / -38.214583; -67.190806 60 1996 Colorado River
Los Molinos I 31°50′16.9″S 64°26′43.5″W / 31.838028°S 64.445417°W / -31.838028; -64.445417 52 1953 Segundo River
Florentino Ameghino 43°41′57.7″S 66°28′56.2″W / 43.699361°S 66.482278°W / -43.699361; -66.482278 46.8 1963 Chubut River
Quebrada de Ullum 31°28′27.1″S 68°38′52″W / 31.474194°S 68.64778°W / -31.474194; -68.64778 45 1980 San Juan River
Nihuil III (Tierras Blancas) 34°52′56.7″S 68°34′30.8″W / 34.882417°S 68.575222°W / -34.882417; -68.575222 42 1971 Atuel River
Ullum 31°27′20.1″S 68°45′21.9″W / 31.455583°S 68.756083°W / -31.455583; -68.756083 42 San Juan River
Benjamín Reolín 32°11′27.7″S 64°19′23.2″W / 32.191028°S 64.323111°W / -32.191028; -64.323111 33 Tercero River
Las Maderas 24°26′37″S 65°13′07.8″W / 24.44361°S 65.218833°W / -24.44361; -65.218833 30.6 Perico River
Batiruana (Escaba) 27°38′13.7″S 65°44′51.8″W / 27.637139°S 65.747722°W / -27.637139; -65.747722 24 1948 Marapa River
San Roque 31°21′11.9″S 64°23′37.5″W / 31.353306°S 64.393750°W / -31.353306; -64.393750 24 1944 Primero River
Nihuil IV (Valle Grande) 34°50′00″S 68°30′52.1″W / 34.83333°S 68.514472°W / -34.83333; -68.514472 18 1965 Atuel River
El Carrizal 33°17′57.1″S 68°43′11.8″W / 33.299194°S 68.719944°W / -33.299194; -68.719944 17 1971 Tunuyán River
Ingeniero Cassafousth 32°10′30.7″S 64°22′27.1″W / 32.175194°S 64.374194°W / -32.175194; -64.374194 16.2 1954 Tercero River
La Viña 31°52′15.3″S 65°02′07.5″W / 31.870917°S 65.035417°W / -31.870917; -65.035417 16 1959 Río de los Sauces River
Pueblo Viejo 15 1968 Pueblo Viejo River
Río Hondo 27°31′21.7″S 64°53′10.7″W / 27.522694°S 64.886306°W / -27.522694; -64.886306 15 1967 Dulce River
El Tigre 34°36′31.4″S 68°36′48.5″W / 34.608722°S 68.613472°W / -34.608722; -68.613472 14 1983 Diamante River
Celestino Gelsi (El Cadillal) 26°37′11.6″S 65°11′12.2″W / 26.619889°S 65.186722°W / -26.619889; -65.186722 12.6 1966 Salí River
Cuesta del Viento 30°11′45.9″S 69°03′45.3″W / 30.196083°S 69.062583°W / -30.196083; -69.062583 10.55 1997 Jáchal River
Martín Miguel de Güemes
(El Tunal)
25°13′39.2″S 64°28′35.6″W / 25.227556°S 64.476556°W / -25.227556; -64.476556 10.52 1972 Salado River
Fitz Simon (Embalse) 32°10′43″S 64°25′16″W / 32.17861°S 64.42111°W / -32.17861; -64.42111 10.5 1955 Tercero River
Los Divisaderos 37°52′18.4″S 67°41′22.5″W / 37.871778°S 67.689583°W / -37.871778; -67.689583 10 1980 Colorado River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Salto Andersen 38°49′17″S 64°49′01.8″W / 38.82139°S 64.817167°W / -38.82139; -64.817167 7.86 2011 Colorado River
Río Reyes 24°10′10.2″S 65°29′30.2″W / 24.169500°S 65.491722°W / -24.169500; -65.491722 7 Reyes River
Los Coroneles 34°36′00.3″S 68°31′41.6″W / 34.600083°S 68.528222°W / -34.600083; -68.528222 6.64 1970 Diamante River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
General San Martín 33°02′41.4″S 68°55′19″W / 33.044833°S 68.92194°W / -33.044833; -68.92194 6.48 1950 Mendoza River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Piedras Moras 32°10′03.5″S 64°14′37.5″W / 32.167639°S 64.243750°W / -32.167639; -64.243750 6.3 1979 Tercero River
Julián Romero 38°50′11.9″S 68°02′15.4″W / 38.836639°S 68.037611°W / -38.836639; -68.037611 6.2 Neuquén River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
César Cipolletti 38°54′47.3″S 67°56′31.2″W / 38.913139°S 67.942000°W / -38.913139; -67.942000 5.4 1956 Neuquén River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Guillermo Céspedes 39°33′35.8″S 65°40′55″W / 39.559944°S 65.68194°W / -39.559944; -65.68194 5.2 1963 Negro River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Los Molinos II 31°50′35.5″S 64°24′53.8″W / 31.843194°S 64.414944°W / -31.843194; -64.414944 4.5 1954 Segundo River
La Calera 31°21′08.6″S 64°20′00.2″W / 31.352389°S 64.333389°W / -31.352389; -64.333389 4 1911 Primero River
La Florida 33°06′48.3″S 66°00′09.4″W / 33.113417°S 66.002611°W / -33.113417; -66.002611 2.4 1953 Quinto River
Loma Atravesada 41°49′05.2″S 71°31′57.8″W / 41.818111°S 71.532722°W / -41.818111; -71.532722 2 Azul River
Los Quiroga 27°41′30.4″S 64°18′30″W / 27.691778°S 64.30833°W / -27.691778; -64.30833 2 1963 Dulce River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
La Lujanita 33°02′19.6″S 68°54′19.5″W / 33.038778°S 68.905417°W / -33.038778; -68.905417 1.7 Mendoza River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
General Roca 39°01′24.3″S 67°34′10″W / 39.023417°S 67.56944°W / -39.023417; -67.56944 1.2 Negro River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Saladillo 33°10′41.5″S 65°54′23.5″W / 33.178194°S 65.906528°W / -33.178194; -65.906528 1.2 2011 Quinto River
Salto de la Loma 30°13′15.4″S 68°46′16.8″W / 30.220944°S 68.771333°W / -30.220944; -68.771333 1.2 Jáchal River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal
Cruz del Eje 30°45′54.9″S 64°45′17.6″W / 30.765250°S 64.754889°W / -30.765250; -64.754889 1.1 1943 Cruz del Eje River
Luján de Cuyo 33°03′09.1″S 68°58′54.3″W / 33.052528°S 68.981750°W / -33.052528; -68.981750 1 2013 Mendoza River Hydroelectric plant on irrigation canal

Nuclear[edit]

Rector Coordinates Net Capacity (MW) Gross Capacity (MW) Commercial Operation Date
Atucha I 33°58′00.2″S 59°12′26.7″W / 33.966722°S 59.207417°W / -33.966722; -59.207417 335 362 24 Jun, 1974
Atucha II 33°58′01.7″S 59°12′17.5″W / 33.967139°S 59.204861°W / -33.967139; -59.204861 692 745 27 Jun, 2014
Embalse 32°13′53.5″S 64°26′37.2″W / 32.231528°S 64.443667°W / -32.231528; -64.443667 600 648 20 Jan, 1984

Eolic[edit]

Wind farm Coordinates Aerogenerators Capacity (MW) Year completed Notes
Loma Blanca IV 43°06′35.1″S 65°15′11.9″W / 43.109750°S 65.253306°W / -43.109750; -65.253306 17 x 3 MW 51 2013 Aug
Malaspina I 44°58′28.5″S 67°03′42.9″W / 44.974583°S 67.061917°W / -44.974583; -67.061917 25 x 2 MW 50 Under Construction
Arauco IV 28°42′06.5″S 66°45′06.8″W / 28.701806°S 66.751889°W / -28.701806; -66.751889 26 x 1.9 MW 50 Under Construction
Rawson I 43°21′00.8″S 65°10′36.2″W / 43.350222°S 65.176722°W / -43.350222; -65.176722 27 x 1.8 MW 48.6 2011 Sep
Rawson II 43°21′00.8″S 65°10′36.2″W / 43.350222°S 65.176722°W / -43.350222; -65.176722 16 x 1.8 MW 28.8 2012 Jan
Arauco I-II 28°42′06.5″S 66°45′06.8″W / 28.701806°S 66.751889°W / -28.701806; -66.751889 12 x 2.1 MW 25.2 2011 May
Arauco III 28°42′06.5″S 66°45′06.8″W / 28.701806°S 66.751889°W / -28.701806; -66.751889 12 x 2.1 MW 25.2 2013 Oct
Antonio Morán 45°50′52.8″S 67°36′07.2″W / 45.848000°S 67.602000°W / -45.848000; -67.602000
45°51′04.7″S 67°29′45.6″W / 45.851306°S 67.496000°W / -45.851306; -67.496000
45°49′55.9″S 67°31′32.9″W / 45.832194°S 67.525806°W / -45.832194; -67.525806
45°49′14.2″S 67°28′04.3″W / 45.820611°S 67.467861°W / -45.820611; -67.467861
16 x 0.66 MW
8 x 0.75 MW
2 x 0.25 MW
17 1994 Jan -2001 Dec
El Jume 29°25′07.6″S 63°42′42.4″W / 29.418778°S 63.711778°W / -29.418778; -63.711778 4 x 2.1 MW 8.4 2015 Oct
Diadema 45°44′48.5″S 67°41′36.8″W / 45.746806°S 67.693556°W / -45.746806; -67.693556 7 x 0.9 MW 6.3 2011 Sep
El Tordillo 45°51′01.6″S 67°54′28.2″W / 45.850444°S 67.907833°W / -45.850444; -67.907833 2 x 1.5 MW 3 2013 Sep
Jorge Romanutti 46°48′31.7″S 67°58′57.1″W / 46.808806°S 67.982528°W / -46.808806; -67.982528 4 x 0.6 MW 2.4 2001 Mar-2005 May
Punta Alta 38°46′59.9″S 61°53′54.5″W / 38.783306°S 61.898472°W / -38.783306; -61.898472
38°53′49.7″S 61°36′34.8″W / 38.897139°S 61.609667°W / -38.897139; -61.609667
3 x 0.6 MW
1 x 0.4 MW
2.2 1995 Feb-1998 Dec Out of service
Veladero 29°21′05.8″S 69°56′21.4″W / 29.351611°S 69.939278°W / -29.351611; -69.939278 1 x 2 MW 2 2008 Aug
General Acha 37°25′51.6″S 64°42′56.7″W / 37.431000°S 64.715750°W / -37.431000; -64.715750 2 x 0.9 MW 1.8 2002 Dec-2004 Feb
Mayor Buratovich 39°13′44.9″S 62°38′58.6″W / 39.229139°S 62.649611°W / -39.229139; -62.649611 2 x 0.6 MW 1.2 1997 Oct Out of service
Tandil 37°24′10.2″S 59°01′23″W / 37.402833°S 59.02306°W / -37.402833; -59.02306 2 x 0.4 MW 0.8 1995 May
Claromecó 38°49′45.6″S 60°05′09.8″W / 38.829333°S 60.086056°W / -38.829333; -60.086056 1 x 0.75 MW 0.75 1998 Dec Out of service
Darregueira 37°40′41.3″S 63°11′52.5″W / 37.678139°S 63.197917°W / -37.678139; -63.197917 1 x 0.75 MW 0.75 1997 Sep
Necochea 38°36′15.9″S 58°47′25.9″W / 38.604417°S 58.790528°W / -38.604417; -58.790528 1 x 0.25 MW 0.25 2010 Nov
Cutral Có 38°58′41″S 69°13′51.7″W / 38.97806°S 69.231028°W / -38.97806; -69.231028 1 x 0.4 MW 0.4 1994 Oct
Rada Tilly 45°55′00.6″S 67°34′46″W / 45.916833°S 67.57944°W / -45.916833; -67.57944 1 x 0.4 MW 0.4 1996 Mar Out of service

Solar[edit]

Solar plant Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed
Cañada Honda II 31°59′15.6″S 68°32′23.4″W / 31.987667°S 68.539833°W / -31.987667; -68.539833 3 2012
Cañada Honda I 2 2012
Chimbera 2 2013
San Juan 31°23′19.9″S 68°40′30.8″W / 31.388861°S 68.675222°W / -31.388861; -68.675222 1.2 2011
Santa Fe 32°43′33.2″S 60°45′49.7″W / 32.725889°S 60.763806°W / -32.725889; -60.763806 1.1 Under Construction
Terrazas del Portezuelo 33°18′07.8″S 66°17′11.6″W / 33.302167°S 66.286556°W / -33.302167; -66.286556 1.02 2014
Camino Parque del Buen Ayre 34°31′29″S 58°35′33.2″W / 34.52472°S 58.592556°W / -34.52472; -58.592556 0.5 2015

Biomass[edit]

Plant Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed
La Florida 26°48′59″S 65°05′02.8″W / 26.81639°S 65.084111°W / -26.81639; -65.084111 62 2012
Alto Paraná-Puerto Esperanza 25°59′19.4″S 54°38′05.1″W / 25.988722°S 54.634750°W / -25.988722; -54.634750 40
Tabacal 23°15′12.9″S 64°14′27.4″W / 23.253583°S 64.240944°W / -23.253583; -64.240944 40 2013
Alto Paraná-Puerto Piray 26°28′38.4″S 54°43′02.7″W / 26.477333°S 54.717417°W / -26.477333; -54.717417 40
La Providencia 27°15′52.8″S 65°34′02.6″W / 27.264667°S 65.567389°W / -27.264667; -65.567389 38 2009
Santa Bárbara 27°27′32.5″S 65°36′22.4″W / 27.459028°S 65.606222°W / -27.459028; -65.606222 16 2010
Papel Misionero 26°56′09.6″S 55°07′18.7″W / 26.936000°S 55.121861°W / -26.936000; -55.121861 15
General Deheza 32°45′10.2″S 63°47′29.4″W / 32.752833°S 63.791500°W / -32.752833; -63.791500 10.95 2008

Biogas[edit]

Plant Coordinates Capacity (MW) Year completed
San Miguel Norte III-C 34°31′32.9″S 58°37′14.6″W / 34.525806°S 58.620722°W / -34.525806; -58.620722 11.796 2012 Oct
San Martín Norte III-A 34°32′14.5″S 58°36′11.1″W / 34.537361°S 58.603083°W / -34.537361; -58.603083 7.1 2012 May

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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