Mesquite Generating Station
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.