SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 20, 2007 04:05 ET

Chilean Plant Running at 33% of Total Capacity After Last Week's Major Quake, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 that struck northern Chile on November 14, 2007, was felt strongly at Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A.'s (Endesa) central Atacama thermoelectric plant, leaving structural damage that is being repaired by the plant's maintenance division.

The 740-megawatt (MW) Atacama plant, operated by Endesa, consists of two 370-MW combined-cycle units, each composed of two gas turbines (GE 9Emodel), two heat recovery boilers and one Alstom steam turbine.

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