Thursday, December 21, 2017

USA, Nevada: 24 MW Tungsten Mountain Geothermal Power Plant Begins Commercial Operation

24 MW Tungsten Mountain Geothermal Power Plant in Nevada Begins Commercial Operation (News Release)

Ormat Technologies Inc. today announced that the 24 MW Tungsten Mountain geothermal power plant located in Churchill County, Nevada, began commercial operation on December 1, 2017. 

Tungsten Mountain will sell its power under the 26-year Ormat Northern Nevada Geothermal Portfolio Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), which was announced in June 2017. 

SCPPA resells the entire output of the plant to the  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The power plant is expected to generate approximately $15 million in average annual revenue.

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