AEP Will Proceed with North Central Wind Projects Despite Texas Commission Denying Approval

LCG, July 8, 2020--American Electric Power (AEP) announced last Thursday that, following the PUC of Texas not approving AEP subsidiary Southwestern Electric Power Co.'s (SWEPCO) plan to add 309 MW of wind energy to serve Texas customers, AEP will proceed to acquire the entire planned 1,485 MW of North Central wind projects.

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JEA Board Approves Transaction with FPL to Close 848-MW Coal Unit in Georgia

LCG, June 30, 2020--The JEA Board of Directors in a special meeting last Friday unanimously approved a transaction that will result in closing an 848-MW unit at Plant Scherer and entering into a 20-year purchase power agreement (PPA) with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).

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Replacement Steam Generators Arrive at Arkansas 2

LCG, Aug. 9, 2000--Westinghouse Electric Co. said yesterday that two replacement steam generators for the 941 megawatt Unit 2 of Arkansas Nuclear one, a plant owned and operated by Entergy Corp., had arrived on the plant site and installation would begin next month.

The steam generators were manufactured by Equipos Nucleares S.A. of Spain, aWestinghouse subcontractor and licensee. They are the largest designed by Westinghouse and the largest built by ENSA. They were manufactured in 33 months and shipped from Ensa on July 9.

The two steam generators bring to nine the number manufactured by Ensa for Westinghouse. Three were delivered to The Southern Co. earlier this year for installation in the Farley Unit 1 plant and four original equipment steam generators were delivered to a site in China over the last several months.

Another seven steam generators are being built for Westinghouse by Ensa. Three will go to Farley Unit 2 and four will go to the South Texas Project facility operated by Reliant Energy Inc.

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