Diverse Resources Provide Reliable, Low-Cost Energy

PacifiCorp has 10,894 megawatts of generation capacity from a mix of coal, hydro, wind, natural gas, solar and geothermal resources. The amount of renewable capacity connected to the company’s grid increased by 41 percent in 2016 to approximately 3,000 megawatts.

Fact sheets provide specific information on each facility.


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 »


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 »


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 »


PacifiCorp owns 1,030 megawatts of wind capacity and is investing in more renewable energy projects, primarily through long-term power purchase agreements. 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 »

Private 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’ energy needs with reliable, least-cost electric service.

The plan 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 website.