Michigan Governor Supports Reopening Palisades Nuclear Facility

LCG, September 16, 2022--The Governor of Michigan last week sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in support of Holtec International’s application for a federal grant under the Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) program to save the Palisades Nuclear Facility in Southwest Michigan. The federal grant could result in restarting the baseload, carbon-free, nuclear power plant.

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Scout Announces Selection of GE Wind Turbines for Sweetland Wind Project

LCG, September 9, 2022--Scout Clean Energy (Scout) announced yesterday that GE Renewable Energy (GE) has been selected to provide 71 of GE's latest generation 2.8-127 onshore wind turbines for the 200 MW Sweetland Wind Project (Sweetland) in Hand County, South Dakota. Sweetland is owned and will be operated by Scout, a renewable energy developer-owner-operator.

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Kinder Morgan to Fuel Calpine’s Pasadena 2 Plant

LCG, July 6, 2000--Kinder Morgan Inc. said yesterday a subsidiary would provide about three-quarters of the natural gas needed by Calpine Corp.s new Pasadena 2 cogeneration plant in Texas under a contract that will continue through the summer of 2002.Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline will supply the Calpine plant with 60,000 MMBtu of natural gas per day under the agreement. Kinder Morgan already provides 100 percent of the natural gas Calpine burns at its Pasadena 1 plant.Diana Naylor, a Calpine senior vice president, said her company was pleased with the arrangement. They (Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline) have provided Calpine with professional and reliableservice in the past and we are confident that they will continue to do so in the future, she said.Richard D. Kinder, chief executive of his company, noted that Natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, and a number of new gas-fired plants are planned to be built in close proximity to our extensive pipeline system during the next few years.
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