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November 30, 2021

Gila River Power Station, US

By Carmen

Gila River Power Station is a 2,212MW gas fired power project. It is located in Arizona, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,212 2,212 Active Arizona, the US


Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement And Power District, Sundevil Power Holdings, Tucson Electric Power and UNS Electric are currently owning the project.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant that is used for Baseload. The fuel is procured from El Parso Natural Gas Pipeline, TransWestern Natural Gas Mainline.

The project generated 2,454,770MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in May 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Arizona Public Service under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 2,212MW.

Contractors Involved

SNC-Lavalin Thermal Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 4 units of D11S33.5 steam turbines, each with 227MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 8 units of PG7241FA gas turbines, each with 163MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

Ethosenergy (GBR) is the O&M contractor for thermal power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2013, for a period of 4 years.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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