Four Corners Power Plant

SRP share: 10% each from Unit 4 and Unit 5

Location: 15 miles west of Farmington, N.M.

An image of Four Corners Generating Station.Description: Five coal-fueled generating units

Capacity: 2,040-MW from five units. This includes 165-MW each from Unit 1 and Unit 2, 220-MW from Unit 3, and 745-MW each from Unit 4 and Unit 5. SRP receives 74-MW each from Unit 4 and Unit 5.

Plant construction: Construction began in 1961. Unit 1 and Unit 2 were completed in 1963; Unit 3 was completed in 1964, Unit 4 was completed in 1969, and Unit 5 was completed in 1970.

Ownership summary:

Units 1, 2 and 3:
APS 100%
Units 4 and 5:
Southern California Edison 48%
APS 15%
P.S.C. of New Mexico 13%
SRP 10%
Tucson Electric Power 7%
El Paso Electric 7%

 

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