PacifiCorp Issues RFP for Over 4,300 MW of Generation Resources

LCG, July 9, 2020--PacifiCorp Monday issued the largest request for proposals (RFPs) for energy projects in company history, seeking more than 4,300 MW in solar, wind and battery storage resources that can connect to its 10-state transmission system and achieve commercial operation by December 31, 2024.

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Analysis of Resource Adequacy in ERCOT - July - December 2020

LCG, June 30, 2020 - LCG Consulting just released its analysis of ERCOT for the second half of 2020, July through December.

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Industry News

PG&E Unit Buys 16,000 Megawatts of Turbines

LCG, Sept. 12, 2000The National Energy Group unit of PG&E Corp. said yesterday it had signed contracts with manufacturers for 50 turbines representing about 16,000 megawatts of electric generation.

The PG&E unit will buy 23 turbines from GE Power Systems, 21 from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and six from Siemens Westinghouse. The company said the turbines would be used around the U.S. in new power plant projects. Delivery of the turbines is scheduled through 2004.

"These purchase agreements indicate our dedication to our overall growth strategy," said ThomasG. Boren president and chief executive officer of PG&E National Energy Group. "With a substantialturbine procurement program, our commitments to satisfying regional energy needs and meeting ourdevelopment goals are well underway."

Boren said the company was "greatly diversifying" its presence around the U.S. "As we strengthen our foothold nationally with projects to meet critical market needs, we achieve a three-way win: value for our shareholders, confidence for our customers, and reliability for consumers," he said.

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