California

Operations: Generation / Wholesale

Employees: ~50

Generation Facilities:

Total: 1,185 MW current / 1,485 MW planned

Listing by Fuel Type:

Gas: 1 facility @ 1,020 (MW net capacity)

Oil: 1 facility @ 165 (MW net capacity)

Storage: 1 facility @ 300 MW (planned)

Resources

Vistra Assets in State

Facilities Map (click to enlarge):
Facilities Detail:
Asset Name Location Fuel MW HD SD CD Market
Moss Landing 1-2 Moss Landing, CA Gas (CCGT) 1,020 29 17 20 CAISO
Moss Landing Stg* Moss Landing, CA Batteries 300 29 17 20 CAOSP
Oakland Oakland, CA Oil 165 18 9 13 CAISO

* project is announced and anticipated to be operational by Q4’20 pending appropriate regulatory approvals.

Market Overview

Competition Enabler & Key Statute(s):

  • CAISO – California ISO
  • WSCC – Western State Coordinating Council

Competition Enabler & Key Statute(s):

  • Legislative – AB 1890 (passed 1996); subsequent SB 695 (passed 2009)
  • Statute(s) – Chapter 337 Public Utilities Code

Utility Territories with Retail Competition:

Three investor-owned public utilities allow for Direct Access (retail electric competition) in their territory within the State of California:

  • Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E, Central CA)
  • Southern California Edison (So. Cal. Edison, South Central CA)
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E, South CA)