Walnut Power Plant

Walnut Power Plant consists of two simple cycle gas fire turbines capable of producing 25 megawatts each and came online in 1987.

Walnut Energy Center

The Walnut Energy Center (WEC) is an efficient, environmentally responsible source of economical and reliable energy serving the growing energy demands within the TID electrical service area. The Walnut Energy Center uses recycled water from the City of Turlock for the project’s process water needs.

Using natural gas for fuel, WEC is among the cleanest power generating facilities of comparable size in the nation. By utilizing the best available emissions control technology, its emissions are as much as 85 percent lower than those of older generating facilities currently operating in California.