Merrill International announces gas-fired project in Argentina

Merrill International of the United States has received final government approvals for its second project in Argentina. Merrill is building a 160-MW gas-fired plant to sell directly into the national electricity system.

The plant will be owned and operated by Ave Fenix Energia S.A., a company formed by Merrill, and is expected to be operational this year. Preliminary financing is in place.