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Lambie Energy Center

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The Lambie Energy Center is a “peaker” facility located in Suisun, California.  The single natural gas-fired, aero-derivative combustion turbine generator at Lambie is used to rapidly respond to peak system electricity demands. Highly flexible, quick-responding peaker plants help integrate intermittent renewable resources into the state’s power grid. 

The electricity from the Lambie Energy Center is committed to Pacific Gas and Electric Co. under a long-term power purchase agreement.


Location:Suisun City, CA
Commercial Operation Date:January 2003
Calpine Net Interest Baseload (MW):0 megawatts
Calpine Net Interest With Peaking (MW):47 megawatts
Ownership:Calpine 100%
Technology:Natural gas-fired, simple-cycle
Turbines:GE combustion
NERC Region:WECC