Guaduas power station
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Guaduas power station is a proposed 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Colombia.
The proposed project is located in Guaduas, in the Lower Magdalena Province department of Cundinamarca, about 117 km from Bogatá. The map below shows the approximate location.
According to an October 2016 report, Compañia Minera San Jose Ltda., a subsidiary of New Colombia Resources, was in negotiations to build a 300 MW coal plant near the site of the company's coal reserves, which are 70 percent metallurgical and 30 percent thermal.
New Colombia Resources is the owner of the La Tabaquera matallurgical coal mine with an estimated 15-17 tonnes of reserves. The company had another pending acquisition for 390 ha and a solicitation contract for 184 ha. The company also is a part owner of Sannabis SAS, an exporter of medical marijuana products.
As of October 2017, New Columbia Resources was reportedly finishing feasibility studies and negotiating with a European supplier of power plant equipment to provide financing for the plant's early stages of development.
- Sponsor: Compañia Minera San Jose Ltda.
- Parent company: New Colombia Resources
- Location: Guaduas, Lower Magdalena Province department, Cundinamarca, Colombia
- Coordinates: 5.069444, -74.598056 (approximate)
- Status: Announced
- Gross Capacity: 300 MW
- Projected in service:
- Coal Type:
- Coal Source: local coal mines
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "New Power Plant Coming to Colombia,", Coal Age, Oct 26, 2016.
- "New Colombia Resources preparing to approach project financiers for 300MW thermal power facility,", III Corp, Oct 18, 2017.