NorthRenew Energy's Mesquite Sky Wind Project Commences Construction

LCG, January 21, 2021-–NorthRenew Energy (“NorthRenew”) announced today that Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) achieved construction commencement on the Mesquite Sky Wind Project, f/k/a Baird North Wind Project (“Mesquite Sky”), initially developed by NorthRenew and sold to Clearway in 2019. Following the sale in 2019, NorthRenew continued to assist Clearway with final development and pre-construction services.

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Minnesota Power Announces Vision for 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy by 2050

LCG, January 13, 2021--Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company, yesterday announced its vision to deliver 100 percent carbon-free energy to customers by 2050.

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NRG Takes 50 Percent Interest In Conoco Power Project

LCG, Nov. 27, 2000--Conoco Global Power, a power plant developer subsidiary of oil company Conoco Inc., said this morning that NRG Energy Inc. would take a 50 percent interest in a Texas cogeneration plant under development.

NRG will buy into Conoco's 420 megawatt natural gas-fueled SRW Cogeneration project now under construction at the Sabine River Works pertrochemical facility owned by DuPont Co. near Orange, Texas.

Alan Williams, a vice president of NRG South Central Generating, said "The Sabine River Works project offers us an opportunity to diversify into gas-fired generation, the most efficient power generation available."

Electricity and all the steam generated by the power plant will be sold to the DuPont SabineRiver Works plant. Electricity also will be sold to PG&E Energy Trading - Power, a subsidiaryof PG&E National Energy Group. Additional electricity will be sold on the regional wholesale market.

Bechtel Energy Corp. is about halfway through building the cogenerator, according to Conoco, and the facility should begin commercial operation next summer.

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