Powering the world




139 MW

"We chose engine technology for reliability and efficiency.”

- Guillermo Barragán Toledo, Country Manager of Energía del Caribe, S.A.



Mexico is quickly amending its energy laws, creating a new electricity market and allowing the private sector to participate freely in the generation and sale of electricity. The new strategy targets private and international investors, thus changing the market situation. The new regulations pave way for independent power producer (IPP) projects that will help the Mexican energy sector to not only cover the national demand but also export electricity to its neighbouring countries.

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Main data

   Customer   Energía del Caribe, S.A. (IPP) 
   Type   Wärtsilä 50SG Flexicycle power plant
   Operating mode   Baseload
   Gensets   7 x Wärtsilä 50SG
   Total output   139 MW
   Fuel   Natural gas
   Scope   EPC (engineering, procurement and construction)   
   Delivered   2016

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Contact info

If you want to know more about the Huinala project, please contact

Raul Carral
Business Development Manager, Central America & South America North
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
+1 832 205 51 14

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