Silverhawk Generating Station

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Silverhawk Generating Station is a 585 MW gas-fired power station located in the Apex Industrial Park in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Power is generated by a D-11 steam turbine powered by two 501FD2 combustion turbines. The Southern Nevada Water Authority is a 25% owner in the plant.[1][2][3][4]


The facility began construction as a Pinnacle West power station.[4]


Since it is located in a desert where water is limited, the plant uses a six-story-high dry cooling system.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Silverhawk Generating Station" (PDF). Nevada Power. Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Silverhawk Power Station". Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Silverhawk Generating Station". Retrieved November 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "FORM 10-K" (PDF). Retrieved November 3, 2012. 

Coordinates: 36°24′38″N 114°57′39″W / 36.410694°N 114.960750°W / 36.410694; -114.960750