ERCOT 2019 Summer Quarter Outlook

LCG, May 29, 2019-- LCG released a new summer (June – September 2019) report that looks at how the ERCOT grid copes with strained network conditions. Resource adequacy analysis for the region is especially important during extreme summer loading conditions. This summer the network is under particular scrutiny as the reserves have tightened because of recent retirements.

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South Field Energy Breaks Ground for 1,182-MW Power Plant

LCG, May 16, 2019--South Field Energy LLC announced yesterday its groundbreaking for an 1,182-MW, combined-cycle electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio. The natural gas-fired facility is scheduled to commence operations in mid-2021 and represents a $1.3 billion investment.

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Industry News

NRG Energy to Buy 2,255 Megawatts of Generation

LCG, July 11, 2001NRG Energy Inc. said yesterday it has agreed to purchase power plants with a total capacity of 2,255 megawatts from Indeck Energy Services, a company specializing in the development of generating stations.

NRG said the portfolio includes combined-cycle and peaking power plants that primarily serve the Chicago energy market. The company expects the acquisition to achieve financial close this month.

"The acquisition of these assets complements NRG's strategy of developing significant generationwith the Chicago-St. Louis-New Orleans corridor," said chief executive David H. Peterson. "This marks a new development in our long relationship with Indeck as they are now providing project development services to NRG."

The assets include the Rockford I and II Energy Centers, located 75 miles west of Chicago inRockford, Ill.; Bourbonnais I and II Energy Centers, located 50 miles south of Chicago; and the IlionEnergy Center, located in central upstate New York, NRG said.

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