Covanta Mendota

This facility is currently idle.
400 Guillen Parkway
Mendota, Fresno Co. CA 93640-0099
Size (MWs) 25
Senate District SD 12, Anthony Cannella
Assembly District AD 31, Henry Perea, D
Congressional District CD 21, David Valadao, R

Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. The company also operates wood biomass energy facilities in California and Maine. Annually, Covanta’s energy-from-waste and biomass facilities generate clean, renewable electricity for approximately 1 million homes in North America. For more information, visit

Contribution to the local economy (tax revenue, etc.): Covanta’s 107 MWs of power generation make over $54 million in contributions to the local economy in which the plants are located and pay over $1 million in sales and property taxes.