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Desert View Power plant is based in California's Inland Empire in the town of Mecca (approximately 40 miles southeast of Palm Springs). The plant was built in 1992 with Greenleaf Power taking control in 2010.
The plant produces up to 47 megawatts of green energy and is one of the largest biomass plants in California. Greenleaf Power currently has a long-term agreement with Imperial Irrigation District for the power produced at the Desert View facility. The facility uses a circulating fluidized bed technology, making it one of the more advanced biomass power facilities in North America.
The plant currently has approximately 40 employees and is indirectly responsible for an additional 130 jobs in the region.