Tokyo-based Electric Power Subsidiary partners with AP Solar in 400 MW Texas Solar Project

LCG, August 6, 2020—J-Power USA Development Co, a subsidiary of the Electric Power Development Co. headquartered in Tokyo, has joined a joint venture to develop a 400 MW Texas solar project.

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Texas Solar Project Sold to CIP

LCG, July 31, 2020—An affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has completed purchase of a 350 MW solar photovoltaic project near the Houston metro area from Solar Plus Development Inc. and Avondale Solar.

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Industry News

Who Gets Hit with Enron Fallout

LCG, Nov. 30, 2001--For the past few days, energy companies and financial institutions have been cranking out press releases detailing their "exposure" to the stunning collapse of Enron Corp. Here is an incomplete list of who gets hurt and how much:

  • Aquila Inc. - less than $50 million.
  • Allegheny Energy Inc. - less than $5 million.
  • American Electric Power Co. - under $50 million.
  • BP Plc - exposure "a couple of tens of million dollars," according to industrial observers.
  • Barclays Bank - 400 million ($571 million U.S.) in the form of syndicated loans and derivatives.
  • Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. - $69 million.
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce - $215 million, more than half of it unsecured.
  • Centrica Plc - 30 million ($42.8 million U.S.).
  • Chubb Corp. - $220 million in maximum pre-tax exposure to surety bonds relating to Enron Corp.
  • Citigroup Inc. - between $700 million to $800 million, about half unsecured.
  • Credit Lyonnais - $250 million, about half unsecured.
  • Commerzbank AG - "low double-digit million dollar amount".
  • Deutsche Bank - maximum loss of tens of millions of dollars.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. - past credit exposure of $11 million.
  • Duke Energy Corp. - $100 million in non-secured exposure.
  • Dynegy Inc. - $75 million.
  • El Paso Corp. - net trading exposure about $50 million.
  • Energen Corp. - about $14 million.
  • Exelon Corp.- net exposure less than $10 million.
  • ING (The Netherlands) - about $195 million.
  • J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. - $900 million, including $400 million in secured loans.
  • KeySpan Corp. - less than $4 million.
  • Mirant - up to $60 million.
  • NRG Energy Inc. - less than $10 million.
  • Northern Border Partners LP - $9 million over next year.
  • PPL Inc. - less than $10 million.
  • Peoples Energy Corp. - approximately $8 million.
  • RWE AG - 10-11 million euros ($9.77 million U.S.).
  • Reliant Resources Inc. - approximately $80 million.
  • Sempra Energy - less than $15 million.
  • Seneca Resources Corp. - about $10.4 million.
  • TotalFinaElf - $25 million.
  • Williams Cos. - net exposure less than $100 million.
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