ERCOT 2019 Summer Quarter Outlook

LCG, May 29, 2019-- LCG released a new summer (June – September 2019) report that looks at how the ERCOT grid copes with strained network conditions. Resource adequacy analysis for the region is especially important during extreme summer loading conditions. This summer the network is under particular scrutiny as the reserves have tightened because of recent retirements.

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South Field Energy Breaks Ground for 1,182-MW Power Plant

LCG, May 16, 2019--South Field Energy LLC announced yesterday its groundbreaking for an 1,182-MW, combined-cycle electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio. The natural gas-fired facility is scheduled to commence operations in mid-2021 and represents a $1.3 billion investment.

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Industry News


Rafael Abati has been appointed general manager of Sempra Energy Europe Espaa, the new Madrid office of Sempra Energy Inc.'s trading subsidiary. Previously, he was with Madrid-based SKS Energy Trading, which he co-founded in 1998.

Douglas T. Hickey has been appointed a director of Plug Power Inc., a maker of fuel cells. He is chief executive and a director of Critical Path Inc., a provider of business-to-business Internet messaging services for the wireless, Internet-centric, telecommunication and corporate markets.

V. J. Horgan has returned to Dallas as president of TXU Energy Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TXU Corp. She most recently was president of Aquila Merchant EnergyPartners in Kansas City.

Richard WoolworthNorthwest Natural Gas Co. He is chairman and chief executive of The Regence Group, a Western affiliation of health plans in Oregon,Washington, Idaho and Utah.

Changes at Energy East Corp.
Energy East Corp., the former New York State Electric & Gas Co., has announced changes in its management and board resulting from its mergers with CMP Group and CTG Resources.

  • David T. Flanagan, president and chief executive of CMP Group, has been named president and a director of Energy East.

  • David M. Jagger, president and treasurer of Jagger Brothers Inc. and a former CMP director, has joined the Energy East board.

  • Peter J. Moynihan, a former senior vice president and chief investment officer of Unum Corp. and previously a director of CMP, has become an Energy East director.

  • Michael W. Tomasso, vice president of Tomasso Brothers Inc. and a former CTG Resources director, is now a director of Energy East.

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