Salinas River Cogeneration
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
38.9 MW
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27 miles north of Paso Robles
San Ardo, CA 93450
United States
Monterey County
Latitude: 35.957
Longitude: -120.873
Year Opened: 1991
Water Source: Cooling Municipality
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EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian1.2%1.8%
Asian0.9%1.4%
Black1.1%1.9%
Hispanic38.3%28.6%
White56.3%64.5%
Population1,9389,091
Income$53k$53k$53k$64k
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NameRelationOwnership
Salinas River Cogeneration CoOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
39 MWBurner: TurbineOperatingNatural Gas

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 77,153292,300264
2011 76,662277,830276
future 76,662277,830276

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 4,035 people.



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