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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TransAlta to Build 440 Megawatt Cogenerator

LCG, Sept. 14, 2000TransAlta Corp. said yesterday it would spend $400 million Canadian ($270 million U.S.) to build a 440 megawatt cogeneration power plant and take over existing plants with a combined capacity of 210 megawatts, all in Sarnia, Ontario.

The new, natural gas-fired cogeneration facility will be the largest of its type in Canada, the company said.

Commercial operation of the 440 megawatt plant is expected by October 2002. Once it is up and running, it will supply Bayer, Dow Chemical Canada Inc. and NOVA Chemicals (Canada) Ltd. with power and steam. Excess power will be sold into the competitive electricity markets.

"This project demonstrates our commitment to grow our gas-fired generation by 500 megawatts a year, and the company's goal to own and operate 10,000 megawatts by 2002," said Steve Snyder, TransAlta president and chief executive. "The project also positions TransAlta for growth as the restructuring of the industry in Ontario continues to unfold."

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