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


Leroy T. Barnes Jr. has joined PG&E Corp. as vice president andtreasurer. He most recently was vice president and treasurer of Gap Inc.

Claude H. Duss has been elected president and chief executive of IdaTech, the fuel cell subsidiary of Idacorp Inc., the holding company parent of Idaho Power Co. He succeeds Alan Guggenheim, one of the IdaTech's three founders. Duss most recently was a vice president of Honeywell Europe.

Leslie H. Duncan has joined natural gas company Atmos Energy Corp. as vice president and chief information officer. Before joining Atmos, he occupied the same position with Jo-Ann Stores Inc.

James J. Hoecker, immediate past chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has been elected a director of Allegheny Energy Inc. He is also is a partner in the Washington, D.C.-New York City law firm of Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman LLP.

Thomas E. Legro has been named to the newly created position of vice president and chief accounting officer by PG&E National Energy Group Inc. He most recently vice president and controller with Edison Mission Energy.

Michael O'Sullivan has been appointed senior vice president for development of independent power producer FPL Energy LLC, a subsidiary of FPL Group Inc. He joins FPL from AES Great Plains Inc., where he was a vice president.

Glen W. Overton has joined Kansas City Power & Light Co. as director of governmental affairs and community relations. He has served since 1993 as the regional administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration's Heartland Region.

Julio Reyes has been named Texas state president of American Electric Power Co. Inc., filling a vacancy created when Alphonso Jackson became Deputy Secretary of Housing andUrban Development in the Bush administration. Reyes previously was community service manager and coordinator in McAllen for the Rio Grande Valley at AEP's Central Power & Light Co. subsidiary.

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