Cholla Power Plant

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Cholla Power Plant
Cholla power plant.jpg
Cholla Power Plant is located in Arizona
Cholla Power Plant
Location of Cholla Power Plant
Country United States
Location Joseph City, AZ
Coordinates 34°56′25″N 110°18′01″W / 34.94028°N 110.30028°W / 34.94028; -110.30028Coordinates: 34°56′25″N 110°18′01″W / 34.94028°N 110.30028°W / 34.94028; -110.30028
Status Active
Commission date 1962
Owner(s) Arizona Public Service
Power generation
Primary fuel Subbituminous coal
Nameplate capacity 1021 MW

Cholla is a major coal-fired power plant near Joseph City, Arizona. The coal burned at the plant comes from the McKinley Mine in New Mexico.


The plant currently consists of the following units:[1]

Unit Nameplate capacity (MWe) Commissioning Notes
1 113.6 1962
2 288.9 1978
3 312.3 1980
4 414 1981


  1. ^ "Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2006" (Excel). Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy. 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 

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