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

Big Wind Farm Planned Near Amarillo, Texas

LCG, Feb. 28, 2001Southwestern Public Service Co., a unit of Xcel Energy Inc., and Cielo Wind Power announced jointly yesterday plans to build an 80 megawatt wind farm near White Deer, Texas, about 40 miles east of Amarillo.

Construction of the facility, to be called Llano Estacado Wind Ranch at White Deer is scheduled to begin in July. Cielo will be the project developer and said it will take about six months to build the facility.

The project will employ 80 Mitsubishi 1,000 kilowatt wind turbines, each of which is about 226 feet tall and weighs 160 tons. The three rotating blades have a diameter of 184 feet.

Power generated when the wind blows at White Deer will be sold to Xcel Energy under a 15-year contract.

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