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Zunil Geothermal Power Plant Guatemala is located at Zunil, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Location coordinates are: Latitude= 14.774, Longitude= -91.5063. This infrastructure is of TYPE Geothermal Power Plant with a design capacity of 28 MWe. It has 2 unit(s). The first unit was commissioned in 1999 and the last in . It is operated by Orzunil de Electricidad Ltda.

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Design Capacity (MWe)
Firm Capacity (MWe)
Area of Field (Hectares) Name of Field
Type of Plant Short Description
Power Plant Used For
Fuel for Startup/Backup
Configuration of Boiler/Turbine/Gen
Average Annual Generation GWh
Electric Power Grid Connected To Name/Operator PPA(years)
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Cogen Mode: Steam Supplied To (Tonnes/hour) Description
Total Pipe Network Length (kms)
Total Number of Wells: Production Re-Injection Monitoring
Depth of Wells Minimum (m) Maximum (m)
Maximum Inlet Steam/Brine Temperature (o C) Pressure (MPa) Flow Rate (T/hr)
Minimum Inlet Steam/Brine Temperature (o C) Pressure (MPa) Flow Rate (T/hr)
HP Steam Input to Turbine: Pressure (Bars) Rate (T/hr/MW)
IP Steam Input to Turbine: Pressure (Bars) Rate (T/hr/MW)
LP Steam Input to Turbine: Pressure (Bars) Rate (T/hr/MW)
Binary Fluid Temperature (o C) Pressure (MPa) Flow Rate (T/hr)
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Source of Injection Water
Rate of Water Injected at Full Power (cum/hour)
Source of Cooling Water
Water Withdrawal Rate at Full Power (cum/hour)
Produced Water Management
Environmental Issues
Capital Cost of Plant and/or In US Dollars In Year (YYYY)

Unit Information

Unit # Capacity (MWe) Date Commissioned (yyyy-mm-dd) Decommission Date (yyyy-mm-dd) Turbine Manufacturer Turbine Model/Type Generator Manufacturer Generator Model/Type Production Wells Injection Wells Pipe Network Length (km) Unit Efficiency (%)

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* cum = cubic meters; MWe = Megawatts electric; 1 KWhr = 3412.3 Btu = 859.85 kilocalories; 1 Tonne = 2205 pounds, MM=million