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Parnaíba I Thermoelectric Plant

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Parnaíba I is a thermoelectric generation project which is part of the Parnaíba Thermoelectric complex. Parnaiba I provides 676MW to the 3720MW of the complex. Generation comes from four 169MW gas turbines which use natural gas supplied from neighboring blocks belonging to OGX Maranhão. On february, 2013 Brazilian power company Eneva gas received approval from national power regulator Aneel to begin operating the first 169MW turbine at its Parnaíba I thermoelectric plant. On april 16, 2013, Eneva received the approval to start operating its fourth and final 169MW turbine at the Parnaíba 1, reaching its maximun production capacity.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Parnaíba I Thermoelectric Plant
Project Type
Combined cycle
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
676  MW (megawatt)  Combined cycle
Completion Date

The project is located in the municipality of Santo Antônio dos Lopes, Maranhão state, Brazil.

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