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Riverview Energy Center

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The Riverview Energy Center is a “peaker” facility located in Antioch, California.  The single natural gas-fired aero-derivative combustion turbine generator at Feather River is used to rapidly respond to peak system electricity demands. Highly flexible, quick-responding peaker plants help integrate intermittent renewable resources into the state’s power grid. 

The electricity from the Riverview Energy Center is committed to Pacific Gas and Electric Co. under a power purchase agreement.

Location:Antioch, CA
Commercial Operation Date:May 2003
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):0 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):47 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired, simple-cycle
Turbines:GE combustion