U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Geothermal Technologies Office

Imperial Valley Geothermal Area

The Imperial Valley Geothermal project consists of 10 generating plants in the Salton Sea Known Geothermal Resource Area in Southern California's Imperial Valley. The combined capacity at Imperial Valley is approximately 327 net megawatts.

Photo of the Leathers geothermal power plant

The Leathers geothermal power plant in Calipatria, CA.