Argentina's YPF partners with GE to build generating plant

martes 21 de junio de 2016 17:03 GYT

BUENOS AIRES, June 21 (Reuters) - Argentina's state oil company YPF said on Tuesday it was partnering with General Electric to build a $170 million generating plant in the northern province of Tucuman.

The new plant, which is slated to start operating in 2018, will generate 260 megawatts and provide power to more than 280,000 households, YPF said in a statement. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi; Writing by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by Bernard Orr)