Diverse Resources for Reliable, Low-Cost Electricity

PacifiCorp has more than 10,400 megawatts of generation capacity from a mix of coal, hydro, renewable wind power, gas-fired combustion turbines, solar and geothermal. With a diverse resource mix, the region enjoys a more reliable supply of energy. Fact sheets provide specific information on each facility.

Mining

PacifiCorp’s mining operations produce low-cost, quality fuel for power plants and are nationally recognized in productivity, safety and environmental practices. Learn more about coal mines »

Thermal

The company’s thermal electric units generate electricity from coal, geothermal or natural gas resources to serve the growing needs of customers. Find out more about thermal plants »

Hydro

More than 40 hydropower facilities in five states help supply the electricity needs of customers and meet peak demands. Get more info on hydro resources »

Renewable

PacifiCorp is committed to an aggressive series of benchmarks in adding renewable energy projects to our generating capacity. See renewable projects serving our customers »

Demand Side Management

Growing participation in a variety of energy efficiency programs is helping conserve resources and manage demand during peak usage periods. Learn about our efforts to help consumers use less energy »

Customer Generation

Customers are increasingly choosing to generate their own electricity, and PacifiCorp gladly assists in providing information and expertise to get these projects off the ground. Review information on customer generation projects »

Planning for the Future

Goodnoe Hills wind farm

Our Integrated Resource Plan is our 20-year road map for meeting customers’ growing energy needs with reliable, least-cost electric service.

The plan, renewed every two years, identifies:

  • resource needs
  • the preferred portfolio of supply-side and demand-side resources to meet this need
  • an action plan with steps we’ll take over the next 2-4 years to implement the plan

Learn more »

Available System Capacity

energy trader

PacifiCorp reports approximately how much energy is available for sale on the WSPP Web site.