Abengoa to build novel hybrid power plant in Mexico

Spanish engineering group Abengoa is to build a new solar/gas hybrid power plant in Sonora, Mexico, which will have a combined capacity of 476 MW, according to Reuters.
 
The project has been financed by the World Bank with around $50m, according to a spokesperson for the company cited by the news agency.
 
The turnkey project is expected to enter operation within 22 months and will be delivered to Commission Federal de Electricidad ( CFE).
 
Abengoa will carry out the engineering, design and start-up of the innovative Agua Prieta II concentrating solar power (CSP) plant totaling 12 MW.
 
The second phase will be completed with the addition of a natural gas fired combined-cycle plant capable of producing up to 464.4 MW, Reuters reports.
 
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