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NRC Issues Subsequent License Renewals for First Time to Nuclear Reactors in Florida

LCG, December 11, 2019--The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff recently approved Florida Power & Light's (FPL's) application for an additional 20 years of operation for Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Units 3 and 4. This is the first time the NRC has issued renewed licenses authorizing reactor operation from 60 to 80 years. The subsequent (or second) license renewals (SLRs) for Turkey Point Unit 3 and Unit 4 now expire on July 19, 2052 and April 10, 2053, respectively.

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New York Poised to Close Last Coal-fire Power Plant

LCG, December 4, 2019--The last operating coal-fired power plant in New York is moving toward closure shortly. Last month, Somerset Operating Company, a subsidiary of Riesling Power LLC, submitted a request to the New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC) to waive the state's required, 180-day notice to close the Somerset Station, allowing the facility to be retired on February 15, 2020. Closure is contingent on approvals by both NYSPSC and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), which will evaluate if it will cause an adverse effect on grid reliability.

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Industry News

Calpine in New Mexico-California Gas Pipeline Project

LCG, May 3, 2001Fast-growing power producer Calpine Corp. and natural gas firm Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said yesterday they plan to build a new pipeline from New Mexico to California to feed power plants under development by Calpine and others.

The Sonoran Line would be developed in two phases, with the first phase extending from the San Juan Basin in the northwest corner of new Mexico to Southern California. This phase, a 36-inch line with a transport capacity of between 750 and 1,000 million cubic feet per day, is schedule for completion in the summer of 2003.

A second phase would extend the line to Northern California and boost the carrying capacity to 1,500 million cubic feet per day. Calpine has contracted for 400 million cubic feet of natural gas per day on the first phase and 500 million cubic feet per day on the second phase.

Kinder Morgan will conduct separate open seasons for each phase, seeking 20-year minimum commitments from shippers. Dates and other details of the open seasons were not disclosed.

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