Central Térmica Piquirenda is located in the northwestern region of Argentina, in the place named Piquirenda, Aguaray County, Department of General San Martín, Province of Salta. The construction started at the beginning of 2008 and finished by 2010, it has a 30 MW thermal electricity generation plant comprised by ten GE Jenbacher JGS 620 gas-powered motor-generators, which represent 0.1% of the installed capacity in Argentina.
The following chart shows certain relevant statistical data on Central Térmica Piquirenda:
Net Generation (GWh)
Energy Purchases (GWh)
Total Energy Sales (GWh)
Average Price (AR$ / MWh)
Average Gross Profit (AR$ / MWh)
Note: Gross Margin before amortization and depreciation charges.