Hydroelectric

Don Pedro Hydroelectric Project

TID has been delivering power to retail customers since 1923. As public power agency, the district exists to serve its irrigation and electric customers. TID is the majority owner and operating partner of the Don Pedro Hydroelectric Project with 68.46 percent ownership, and Modesto Irrigation District (MID) has a 31.54 percent ownership. The powerhouse can generate up to 203 megawatts of electric power from its four generators.

The 203MW Don Pedro Powerhouse

Small Hydroelectric Projects

TID generates electricity on its irrigation canal system as well as surrounding irrigation district's canals through several small hydroelectric plants. Each of these renewable energy plants utilizes the power of irrigation water flowing through the gravity-fed system to create electricity.