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Tokyo-based Electric Power Subsidiary partners with AP Solar in 400 MW Texas Solar Project

LCG, August 6, 2020—J-Power USA Development Co, a subsidiary of the Electric Power Development Co. headquartered in Tokyo, has joined a joint venture to develop a 400 MW Texas solar project.

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Texas Solar Project Sold to CIP

LCG, July 31, 2020—An affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has completed purchase of a 350 MW solar photovoltaic project near the Houston metro area from Solar Plus Development Inc. and Avondale Solar.

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Calpine Plans 890 Megawatt Tennessee Plant

LCG, July 20, 2000--Calpine corp. said yesterday it will develop, build and own a $430 million, 890 megawatt natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant in Haywood County, Tenn. When completed in mid-2004, the facility will interconnect with the Tennessee Valley Authority system.

Bob Alff, a Calpine senior vice president, said "We are very pleased to announce our first Calpinedevelopment project in the State of Tennessee The Haywood Energy Center is ideally located relative to high-capacity natural gas and electric transmission interconnections, and has excellent access to multiple load centers throughout the dynamic southeastern power market."

The new plant will produce around 770 megawatts and have the capability to generate an additional 120 megawatts during periods of peak demand. It will employ Siemens-Westinghouse combustion turbines in a three-on-one combined cycle configuration and will be equipped with advanced emissions control systems.

John Sharpe, Haywood County Executive, welcomed Calpine to Hatchie River country. "This type of project represents an excellent economic development opportunity for our region, and we are verypleased that Calpine has chosen to do business here. We extend them a warm welcome and lookforward to a successful relationship."

Calpine has three other projects under development that will hook up to TVAs system, one in Lowndes County, Miss., and two in Morgan County, Ala. Including Haywood, Calpine's combined TVA-area development effort represents more than 2,900 megawatts of generating capacity.

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