Mesquite Generating Station

Operator: SRP

Owners: SRP (Block 1) and Sempra Energy (Block 2)

Description: Mesquite is composed of two natural gas-fired combined cycle blocks.

Location: Arlington, Ariz.

Total generation capacity: Each block has an approximate generation capability of 625-megawatts (MW) for a total generation capability of 1,250 MW, depending on season variability.

Fuel source: Natural gas.

Plant construction: Construction began in 2001. The plant began generating power in 2003.