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

Scana Forms Interstate Gas Pipeline Subsidiary

LCG, July 27, 2001Scana Corp. announced yesterday the formation of SCG Pipeline Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary that will engage in the transportation of natural gas in Georgia and South Carolina.

The new company will transport natural gas from interconnections with Southern Natural Gas Co. and Southern LNG's Elba Island liquefied natural gas import terminal near Savannah, Ga. The company said it is currently evaluating potential pipeline routes for an end point in Jasper County, S.C.

"Natural gas from the Elba facility will play an important role in the region by providing access to a new natural gas supply source to an economy with a growing demand for this product," said Berry Gibbes, SCG Pipeline president.

SCG Pipeline said it has reached an agreement with Scana Energy Marketing Inc. to transport 190,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas and will conduct an open season for other potential customers of the new system.

"SCG Pipeline and its access to Elba Island provide us with an opportunity to create additional natural gas infrastructure and to deliver supplies into the market in a very cost effective manner," Gibbes said.

The company said it would ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for certification this fall and expected the new pipeline to be in service by November 2003.

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