Salt River Project to buy additional geothermal power capacity in California

Salt River Project (SRP) agreed to purchase an additional amount of geothermal power from several plants located in the Imperial Valley of southern California.

SRP amended its agreement with CalEnergy LLC to add 37-MW to a previous contracted agreement of 50-MW. The geothermal plants are located in Salton Sea Known Geothermal Resource Area. The purchase will begin with 18-MW in 2016 and increase to the full 87-MW in 2020.

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