Los Esteros Critical Energy Center
OperatingNatural Gas Power Plant           Total Power
180 MW
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800 Thomas Foon Chew Way
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
Santa Clara County
Latitude: 37.42423
Longitude: -121.93271
Year Opened: 2003
Water Source: Municipal
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EIA 2008
Updated on 12-31-2008
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Unit Information

Generator NumberTypePowerStatusFuel
1Burner: Turbine45 MWOperatingNatural Gas
2Burner: Turbine45 MWOperatingNatural Gas
3Burner: Turbine45 MWOperatingNatural Gas
4Burner: Turbine45 MWOperatingNatural Gas

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 160,360269,700595
present 44,58873,689605
future 000

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 2,346 people.

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