Cogeneration plant Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza, Argentina

The transaction covers delivery of equipment to a new cogeneration plant, Luján de Cuyo, which is part of an expansion of an existing the Central Puerto SA – Mendoza Plant (CPSA – MZA), an electrical energy generation plant, with an installed capacity of 509 MW.

The plant’s main source of fuel is natural gas, and the projected installed capacity of 93 MW electric and 119 MW thermic energy. The plant will be located in an industrial area.

The main environmental and social impacts of the Luján de Cuyo Cogeneration Plant relate to greenhouse gas emissions.

The project has a preliminary classification as a category A-project. Additional information on the social and environmental impacts is available in the attached material.


The information was published on EKN´s website on the 11th of January 2018. Comments on the project can be made within 30 days. This procedure is in accordance with the OECD Recommendation on Common Approaches for ECAs.