Brazilian power holding company EDB and mining company MPX Mineração e Energia Energia hold equal shares in the 720MW Pecém I thermo plant project. The facility will use two 360MW pulverized coal-fired units. The coal will come from MPX's mines in Colombia. The initiative, together with the MPX Pecém II project, should generate some 8,000 direct and indirect jobs.
| Full Name || Pecém I Thermo Plant |
| Project Type ||Thermo |
| Development Phase ||In operation |
| Project Status ||Active |
| Project Capacity || 720  MW (megawatt) Thermo |
| Investment ||US$ 1.13bn |
| Completion Date ||2013 |
| Location || |
The plant is being built in the municipality of São Gonçalo do Amarante, 55km from Ceará state capital Fortaleza in brazil.
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