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Intermountain Power Plant, Utah

Intermountain Power Agency and Intermountain Power Plant

Intermountain Power Plant

AKA, Intermountain Power Agency, Delta, UT

(Other associated names include Intermountain Power Project Corporation – ICPA, Intermountain Power Project – IPP, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Intermountain Generating Station, Intermountain Converter Station, Intermountain Railcar Service Center, Intermountain Power Service Corporation – IPSC, Intermountain Power Facility, )

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A collaboration between entities in Utah and California, the Intermountain Power Project (IPP) provides electricity for residents in both Utah and California.  The Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) owns the Intermountain Power Plant (“Generation Plant”) located near Delta, Utah.  Since its construction in the early 1980s, the Generation Plant is one of the largest, coal-fired, power plants in the United States.

Address or general location

In Millard County near Lynndyl, Utah (northeast of Delta, Utah)

Detail

The original concept of the Intermountain Power Project (IPP) was first considered in the early 1970s.  The power generating cooperative includes 23 municipalities in Utah and 6 in California.  The Intermountain Power Plant (“Generation Plant”) was brought online in the 1980s.  It is owned by the Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) and operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.  About 75 percent of the power generated at the 4,640 acre Generation Plant is purchased by cities in southern California.