Santa Ana power station
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Santa Ana power station is a coal- and biomass-fired plant located in Escuintla, Guatemala.
The map below shows the plant, located in Escuintla department, Guatemala.
Inaugurated in October 2014 at the Santa Ana Sugar Mill, the $75 million, 62 MW Santa Ana plant generates electricity from a mix of biomass and coal. During the November to May sugar cane harvest season, it runs on bagasse (cellulose fiber from crushed sugar cane stalks); from June to October, it runs on coal. In addition to generating energy for the sugar mill's daily operations, the plant provides electricity to 138,000 homes in the surrounding area.
- Sponsor: Ingenio Santa Ana (Santa Ana Sugar Mill)
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- Location: Escuintla, Guatemala
- Coordinates: 14.243417, -90.845719 (exact)
- Status: Operating (2014)
- Gross Capacity: 62 MW
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Articles and resources
- "Guatemala: inauguran planta térmica de generación eléctrica,", Estrategia y Negocios, October 27, 2014.