Pio Pico Energy Center

San Diego, California



Southwest Generation

Original Design

#4 @ 12-18" including Hooked Ends and 36" Lap Splices

Helix Dosage

11 lbs/cy of Helix 5-25

The Pio Pico Energy facility is a 336 MW simple cycle, natural gas fired, peaking facility with a PPA with San Diego Gas and Electric to 2042. The plant is located in San Diego, CA and became commercially operational in 2016.


  • 336 MW 3×0 Natural Gas Simple Cycle
  • (3) GE Aero – LMS100 PA+ Turbines (112 MW, each)
  • (3) 50% Ariel, single stage reciprocating, fuel gas compressors
  • NOx Water Injection