Los Angeles Moves A Step Closer to Approving Huge Solar with Battery Storage Installation

LCG, September 12, 2019--The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a plan on September 10 to install a 300-MW/1,200-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) located at 8minute Solar Energy's (8mSE) Eland Solar and Storage Center.

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FERC Accepts LNG Permit Application from Commonwealth

LCG, September 4, 2019--Commonwealth Projects, LLC yesterday announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has formally accepted Commonwealth LNG, LLC's filing application to construct one liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico near Cameron, Louisiana. The company stated that it is on schedule to commence operations in the first quarter of 2024.

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Alberta Utilities Commission Approves Greengate Power's 400-MW Solar Project

LCG, August 28, 2019--Greengate Power Corporation (Greengate) announced yesterday that it has received approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to construct and operate the 400-MW Travers Solar project pursuant to the Alberta Hydro and Electric Energy Act and the Alberta Utilities Commission Act. The Travers Solar project is expected to be Canada???s largest operating solar energy project.

The Travers Solar project, with an estimated total investment of approximately $500 million, is scheduled to begin construction next year and achieve full commercial operations in 2021. Under development since 2017, the project will include approximately 2.5 million solar PV modules to be installed over 4,700 acres of privately owned, cultivated, and grazing land located near the Village of Lomond, in Vulcan County, Alberta.

The President and CEO of Greengate stated, "We are very pleased to have received approval for what we expect will be Canada???s largest solar energy project and one of the largest in the world. This continues our successful track record, having already developed some of the largest renewable energy projects in the country. We anticipate that Travers Solar will bring significant investment, employment and clean renewable energy to Alberta while strengthening the province's position as a global energy and environmental leader."
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