Mesquite Generating Station
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
1383.2 MW
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37625 W. Elliot Rd
Arlington, AZ 85322
United States
Maricopa County
Latitude: 33.34505
Longitude: -112.86423
Year Opened: 2003
Water Source: Wells
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Data Sources

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 Indian1.1%1.2%1.4%
Asian0.4%0.3%1.4%
Black1.2%1.0%5.7%
Hispanic35.9%38.4%41.0%
White59.5%57.4%49.3%
Population2,4913,72748k
Income$42k$42k$53k
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NameRelationOwnership
Mesquite Power LLCOwner100%




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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuel
185 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
321 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
185 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
321 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
185 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas
185 MWBurner: Internal Combustion Engine - Combined CycleOperatingNatural Gas

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 2,697,8006,094,900443
2011 3,257,1007,399,900440
future 3,257,1007,399,900440

The average US resident produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 171,426 people.



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