Greenleaf Power signs new power purchase agreement with Imperial Irrigation District

Greenleaf Power signs new power purchase agreement with Imperial Irrigation District


Mecca, CA – Greenleaf Power, owner of Desert View Power in the eastern Coachella Valley
region of Riverside County, CA, has completed negotiations with Imperial Irrigation District (IID)
on a new power purchase agreement (PPA).

Greenleaf CEO Greg Cook announced the execution of a new contract with IID to deliver up to
45 megawatts of power from Desert View Power, a woody biomass electrical generation facility
located on the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians Reservation near Mecca, California. IID Board
Members, on March 5, 2022, directed IID staff to enter into a PPA with Greenleaf.

“We have finalized negotiations between Greenleaf and IID. This five-year agreement lets us
continue to provide green, local and reliable power to the more than 150,000 residents and
businesses in the Imperial Valley,” said Greg Cook. “We appreciate the commitment of our 28
employees at the Desert View Power facility, as well as the cooperative relationship with our fuel
suppliers throughout the Coachella Valley and Southern California, which helps us keep the lights
on in Imperial County.”

Mitchell Martin, Director of Operations & Engineering at Greenleaf Power stated: “DVP has
been a proud partner with IID for almost 20 years and we look forward to continuing this
relationship through the latest PPA.”

In addition to announcing the signing of the five-year PPA, Greenleaf also announced it has
commissioned an interconnection study at the DVP site in Mecca to explore the potential for
adding a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the site.


About Greenleaf Power
Greenleaf Power LLC, headquartered in Sacramento, California, is a leading provider of renewable energy in North America that owns
and operates 135 MW of dependable generation, fueled by sustainable biomass material. Greenleaf was formed as a portfolio
company of Denham Capital in October 2010 to acquire and operate baseload biomass power plants and improve those plants’
performance through implementation of fuel-supply risk mitigation, contract management, cost discipline, leveraging operating
synergies, and applying best-in-class management and operations practices to extend the economic lives of the plants. Greenleaf is
also developing battery energy storage systems (BESS) and is exploring sites throughout the United States to implement this
technology. Greenleaf directly employs more than 130 people and creates nearly 500 local dedicated jobs collecting, processing, and
delivering fuel and consumables to its generating plants.