Rochester Public Utilities Silver Lake Plant/ Power Supply

The Silver Lake Plant is located on Silver Lake in southeastern Minnesota. Silver Lake lies on the South Fork Zumbro River, approximately one mile north of downtown Rochester.

MMPA purchases electricity from Rochester Public Utilties Silver Lake Plant. The plant is located near downtown Rochester and uses lake water for cooling. Silver Lake remains open all year attracting waterfowl which remain in the area year round.


Key Facts


Rochester Public Utilities


Rochester, MN

Commercial Operation Date:


Total Capacity:

100 MW


Coal Fired Steam