CalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker Plant

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CalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker Plant is an operating power station of at least 61-megawatts (MW) in Vacaville, Solano, California, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
CalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker Plant Vacaville, Solano, California, United States 38.39887, -121.924 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit CPP1: 38.39887, -121.924

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit CPP1 operating[1] gas[1] 61[1] gas turbine[1] no[1] 2002[1]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit CPP1 CalPeak Power - Vaca Dixon LLC[2] Avenue Capital Group LLC


The private equity firm Carlyle Group owned Vaca Dixon between December of 2013 and 2019.[3][4] More information about this deal can be found on GEM's "Carlyle's Private Equity Investments" Wiki page.

During the time Carlyle owned Vaca Dixon, emissions data was not reported to the EPA.[5]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "U.S. Energy Information Administration, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory (November 2019)". Archived from the original on June 12, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2021.
  2. "U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860 detailed data with previous form data (EIA-860A/860B), 2018". Archived from the original on November 16, 2019. Retrieved September 10, 2021.
  3. "Avenue Capital Group seeks to buy 6 peaking units in California". Retrieved 2022-09-10.
  4. "The Carlyle Group to Acquire Six Power Plants in California, New Jersey | Carlyle". Retrieved 2022-09-20.
  5. "GHG Facility Details - CalPeak Power - Vaca Dixon LLC". Retrieved 2022-09-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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