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Colorado Generating Stations – Public Service Company of Colorado
Station Location Fuel Type
Ames

Blue Spruce

Cabin Creek

Cherokee

Comanche

Fort St. Vrain

Georgetown

Hayden

Pawnee

Ponnequin

Rocky Mountain

Salida

Shoshone

Tacoma

Valmont
San Miguel River, CO

Aurora, CO

Georgetown, CO

Denver, CO

Pueblo, CO

Platteville, CO

Georgetown, CO

Hayden, CO

Brush, CO

Weld County, CO

Keenesburg, CO

South Arkansas River

Colorado River

Animas River

Boulder, CO
Water

Gas, fuel oil

Water

Coal

Coal

Gas

Water

Coal

Coal

Wind

Gas

Water

Water

Water

Coal
Wisconsin Generating Stations – NSP – Wisconsin
Station Location Fuel Type
Apple River

Bay Front

Big Falls

Cedar Falls

Chippewa Falls

Cornell

Dells

Flambeau

French Island

Hayward

Holcombe

Jim Falls

Ladysmith

Menomonie

Riverdale

Saxon

St. Croix Falls

Superior Falls

Thornapple

Trego

Wheaton

White River

Wissota
Apple River, WI

Ashland, WI

Flambeau River, WI

Red Cedar River, WI

Chippewa River, WI

Chippewa River, WI

Chippewa River, WI

Park Falls, WI

La Crosse, WI

Namekagon River, WI

Chippewa River, WI

Chippewa River, WI

Flambeau River

Red Cedar River, WI

Apple River, WI

Montreal River, WI

St. Croix River, WI

Montreal River, WI

Flambeau River, WI

Namekagon River, WI

Wheaton, WI

White River, WI

Chippewa River, WI
Water

Coal, wood, gas

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Gas, fuel oil

Wood, refuse derived fuel

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Water

Gas, fuel oil

Water

Water
 
Minnesota Generating Stations – NSP – Minnesota
(includes North Dakota and South Dakota)
Station Location Fuel Type
Allen S. King

Angus Anson

Black Dog

Grand Meadow

Hennepin Island

High Bridge

Monticello

Nobles

Prairie Island

Red Wing

Riverside

Sherburne County
(Sherco)


Wilmarth
Oak Park Heights, MN

Sioux Falls, SD

Burnsville, MN

Dexter, MN

Minneapolis, MN

St. Paul, MN

Monticello, MN

Nobles County, MN

Red Wing, MN

Red Wing, MN

Minneapolis, MN

Becker, MN


Mankato, MN
Coal

Gas

Gas, coal

Wind

Water

Gas

Nuclear

Wind

Nuclear

Refuse derived fuel

Gas

Coal


Refuse derived fuel
Texas and New Mexico Generating Stations
Southwestern Public Service Company
Station Location Fuel Type
Cunningham

Harrington

Jones

Maddox

Nichols

Plant X

Tolk
Hobbs, NM

Amarillo, TX

Lubbock, TX

Hobbs, NM

Amarillo, TX

Earth, TX

Muleshoe, TX
Gas

Coal

Gas/Fuel Oil

Gas

Gas

Gas/Fuel oil

Coal

Power Plants

Where we produce the power you depend on.

Our Facilities

In total, our plants are capable of producing more than 17,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity. One megawatt of power generated by fossil fuels or nuclear fuel provides enough electricity to serve 750 typical homes.

2015 Owned Generating Plants

Type Plants Units Net Dependable Capacity (MW)
Coal 12 25 7,409
Natural Gas 25 70 6,877
Nuclear 2 3 1,594
Hydro 26 79 377
Wind 3 238 327*
Solar 4 4 0.1
Other 4 19 435
Total 76 438 17,019

*Wind generation is based on Net Maximum Capacity. It is an intermittent resource and is only available when ambient wind conditions exist to support this level of generation.

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