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LNG to Power

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Early Works
Start: 09/2016
Completion: 06/2018
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 09/2018
Completion: 12/2020
In operation
Project Details


The project entails the construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power generation plant to supply distribution companies in El Salvador. The project also envisages a transmission line between the port of Acajutla and Ahuachapán. Construction will require around 1,000 workers while operation will demand 100 people.

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Key Specs

Full Name
LNG to Power
Project Type
Natural gas
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
378  MW (megawatt)  Natural gas
US$ 800mn
Completion Date

The project is located in the port of Acajutla, 66km west of San Salvador city.

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