Spruce Unit 2

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CPS Energy, which is owned by the City Public Service Board of San Antonio, is operating a 600 megawatt (MW) power plant as an addition to its Calaveras Lake based J. K. Spruce Station. The utility boiler burns coal from the Powder River Basin.[1][2] The plant became operational in 2010.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: City Public Service Board of San Antonio
Location: Calaveras Lake, TX
Capacity: 750 MW
Projected in service: 2010
Status: Construction


Citizen Groups



  1. Emissions from Recently Permitted and Proposed Coal Burning Power Plants, Stop the Coal Plant website, August 7, 2007.
  2. CPS City Public Service is Addicted to Coal, SEEC Coalition website, accessed January 2008.
  3. "New Spruce 2 Coal Plant Exceeds Expectations" CPS Energy, accessed November 1, 2011.

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