City of Vernon Public Utilities Department began serving industrial customers in 1933, with completion of its diesel generating plant. In addition to its own power from diesel units and gas turbines, Vernon also receives power from the Malburg Generating Station, Palo Verde, Hoover, and various suppliers. The Malburg Generating Station resides in city limits. Vernon is part of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Control Area and is a Participating Transmission Owner.
Chart portrays the number of SCPPA projects Vernon participates in