Virginia Governor Signs Executive Order to Drive Renewable Energy Installations

LCG, September 18, 2019--The Governor of Virginia signed an Executive Order 43 yesterday setting statewide goals for clean energy deployment and expands upon the Commonwealth's commitments to reduce the environmental impact, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and boost the clean energy economy in Virginia.

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Los Angeles Moves A Step Closer to Approving Huge Solar with Battery Storage Installation

LCG, September 12, 2019--The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a plan on September 10 to install a 300-MW/1,200-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) located at 8minute Solar Energy's (8mSE) Eland Solar and Storage Center.

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Industry News

AES Proposes 500 Megawatt Long Island Plant

LCG, Sept. 28, 2000AES Corp. has approached Riverhead Town on Long Island with a proposal to build a 500 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant on 15 acres of a 50-acre site it would purchase on the edge of an industrial park, Newsday reported this morning.

"We're trying to bring competition here," said Harry Davitian, vice president of the AES subsidiary that operates the company's power plants in the Northeast. Davitian said the proposed plant could provide about one-tenth of the Island's electrical needs.

Riverhead is at the head of Great Peconic Bay, the inlet that give outer Long Island its swallow tail effect, and is on the fringe of the area called "The Hamptons."

Davitian said that the proposed Riverhead plant would provide electricity and steam to tenants of the industrial park and sell electricity in the regional wholesale power market. Joey MacLellan, executive assistant to the Riverhead town supervisor, told Newsday that "(The plant) would provide low-cost energy to the industrial park."

Newsday noted that several new power plants have been proposed for Long Island, including two in Yaphank that would be of 580 megawatts and 750 megawatts and another in Kings Park that would generate 300 megawatts.

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