This information is available only to subscribers.
Start a free trial, to unlock the full potential of a subscription to BNamericas.
Already a subscriber? Please, login.

Punta Catalina Thermo

Project Stages

The development stages in the projects are displayed in the standard sequence for the industry. However, projects may be developed in a different sequence because of corporate decisions or events that push the owner to repeat stages. To access the full details of this project’s history please explore its milestones

Early Works
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 06/2014
Completion: 12/2018
In operation
Project Details


The Punta Catalina project comprises a thermo facility made up of two coal-fired plants. It will include the construction of a coal-receiving terminal for self-unloading Panamax vessels, with a maximum capacity of 80,000t, plus support facilities such as a dome, conveyors, cooling and water treatment systems and an electricity substation. The plant, which is part of the integral plan designed by state power holding company CDEE to solve the country's energy sector crisis, will create 7,500 direct jobs and 20,000 indirect jobs.

Only BNamericas Subscribers Can Access This Information.
Subscribe to BNamericas to gain better insight into project development and contract opportunities in Latin America.
  • Early-stage and under-development projects throughout the region
  • Project coverage focused on biggest investments in each country and sector
  • Project milestones highlighting planned and unplanned developments
  • Sales contacts within operators and contracted companies
  • Access to experienced research staff
  • Risk analysis of cost increases, scheduling conflicts and regulatory environment
Already a subscriber? Please, login

Milestones Log and News

Related Companies

Name Sector Country Relation
Locked content
Project Owners
Locked content
Locked content
Locked content
Minor building Works
Locked content
Locked content
Locked content
Locked content
Dear visitor, this table includes insights that is only available for subscribers

  • * Figures and dates are as per the latest publicly available information, as well as information gathered by BNamericas reporters and analysts and are subject to change.

  • * Changes to original budget estimates are shown as the total figure available and may include interest, working capital, inflation adjustments and other contingencies in addition to capital expenditure.

  • * Amounts and overall results are shown in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

  • * BNamericas does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, adequacy, completeness or availability of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. There are no express or implied warranties. In no event shall BNamericas, its agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns be liable for any damages of any nature in connection with BNamericas content.

Key Specs

Full Name
Punta Catalina Thermo
Project Type
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
720  MW (megawatt)  Coal
US$ 2.04bn
Completion Date

The plant will be located in the town of Punta Catalina.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.



Locked content
Owner / operator
Locked content
Commercial and Business Development VP and Americas Region VP
Locked content
Head of Planning and Projects
Locked content
Head of Public Affairs and Communication
Locked content
Corporate Communications
Locked content
Manager of the Project Implementation Unit Generation
Dear visitor, this table includes insights that is only available for subscribers