Altamira Power Plant

Located in the port city of Altamira in the state of Tamaulipas. 

The Electricidad Águila de Altamira plant is a combined cycle power plant, using combustion technology with a low carbon footprint. 

It has two natural gas turbines, two three-pressure heat recovery systems and a steam turbine. The plant has a wet condensation system that reduces atmospheric emissions from the plant.



  • Nominal generating capacity of 495 MW
  • Commercial operation as of May 1, 2002
  • Mitsubishi hybrid combustion turbines that use natural gas as the primary fuel and can operate on diesel fuel
  • Cerrey Heat Recovery Units