Bijao Power Station

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Bijao Power Station is a two-unit, 70-megawatt (MW) coal- and oil-fired plant located in Choloma, Honduras. A third 35-MW unit has been announced.[1]


The map below shows the plant, located in Choloma, Cortés, Honduras

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The plant was announced in 2013 with an estimated cost of US$125 million.[2] 80% of the electricity generated would be acquired by the National Electricity Company (ENEE), while the remaining 20% would be used by the Cementos del Norte factory in Choloma.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Bijao Electric Company
  • Parent company: Cementos del Norte; Cementos Progreso
  • Location: Choloma, Cortés, Honduras
  • Coordinates: 15.7033457 -87.9268867 (exact)
  • Status: Unit 1-2: Operating (2015; Unit 3: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: Unit 1: 35 MW; Unit 2: 35 MW; Unit 3: 35 MW
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Articles and resources


  1. Bijao Electric Company S.A. de C.V. BN Americas, accessed November 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Honduras: $125 million in Coal-Fired Generation, Central American Data, Nov. 13, 2013

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