California PUC Targets Doubling Renewable Energy by 2030

LCG, March 27, 2020--The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) yesterday unanimously approved a new emissions target for its electric sector that would double California's clean energy capacity through 2030 and effectively block new natural gas-fired electric generating facilities.

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Tennessee Valley Authority Issues RFP for 200 MW of Renewables

LCG, March 19, 2020--The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) issued a request for proposals (RFP) on March 13 to develop up to 200 MW of stand-alone renewable energy resources or renewable energy resources configured with battery energy storage systems (BESS). Solar resources must be tracking, and the projects must be commercially operational and providing power by September 29, 2023 or earlier.

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PSEG Global Bid Wins Peru's Electroandes

LCG, July 24, 2001Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. subsidiary PSEG Global said yesterday its offer of $227.1 million was the winning bid in an auction of Peru's sixth-largest electricity generator, Empresa de Electricidad de los Andes S.A.

PSEG will also invest $17.5 million in the company over the next five years, a condition of the bidding.

Electroandes' owns four hydroelectric installations with 183 megawatts of capacity, about 6 percent of Peru's total, and 460 miles of transmission lines located in the Central Andean region, northeast of the capital city of Lima.

"This purchase diversifies our portfolio into hydroelectric generation and is consistent with ourcorporate strategy of building sustainable businesses in carefully selected markets that provide strongearnings growth and create synergies with existing investments," Robert L. Logan, president of PSEG Americas, the company's Latin America subsidiary, said in a statement.

Up to 40 percent of Electroandes has been reserved for employees and the firm's largest customer, who would pay the same price as PSEG Global and have 10 days to exercise their options. Employees can purchase up to 10 percent of Electroandes and the customer, U.S.-owned Doe Run Peru, a copper mining company, can buy 30 percent.

The acquisition of a controlling interest in Electroandes, together with PSEG Global's 44 percent stake in electricity distributor Luz del Sur, makes the U.S. company the largest foreign investor in Peru, PSEG said.

Logan said "PSEG Global has confidence in the Peruvian system, and we look forward to working with local officials, Electroandes' employees and our customers to build a strong partnership for the future."

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