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Masagua

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Country  Guatemala
Climate  Aw
Settled  1825
Area  473 km²
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Masagua ([maˈsaɣwa]) is a municipality in the Escuintla department of Guatemala. In 2008 began construction for a massive power generation plant se property of Jaguar Energy in the municipality.

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Map of Masagua, Guatemala

Jaguar Energy power plant

Jaguar Energy is a corporation that owns a large coal-based electric generation plant located in Tierra Colorada, Masagua, next to the San Miguel Las Flores community and twenty five km away from Puerto de San José. The company is a subsidiary of the American corporation Ashmore Energy International Ltd.(AEI). It started operations in Guatemala in early 2008 and it plant has an estimated cost of US$750 millions, intended to generate 300 MW. The energy produced will be sold to Energuate, the larger power distributor in Guatemala, a subsidiary of the British inversment firm ACTIS.

Climate

Masagua has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen: Aw).

Borders

Masagua is 15 km from Escuintla. It is one of the municipalities that is enclosed within the Escuintla Department.

References

Masagua Wikipedia


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