Invenergy's Lackawanna Energy Center Starts Commercial Operations

LCG, January 16, 2019--Invenergy announced yesterday that commercial operations began at the 1,485-MW Lackawanna Energy Center, located near Scranton, Pennsylvania, where it delivers power into the PJM Interconnection system. Construction began in March 2016.

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Enel Starts Construction on the 450-MW High Lonesome Wind Project in Texas

LCG, January 9, 2019--Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the US renewable energy company of the Enel Group, announced Friday that construction has commenced on the 450-MW High Lonesome Wind Project in west Texas. The project is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2019. Once completed, High Lonesome will be the largest wind farm in Enel's global renewables portfolio.

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NRC Gives Initial Approval for Nuke License Renewals

LCG, June 17, 2002-T-he Nuclear Energy Regulatory Commission gave Duke Energy and Dominion Resources preliminary approval to extend the operating licenses of the Catawba and North Anna plants.

Dominion's 40-year licenses for units One and Two of North Anna will, if officially approved, be extended to April 2018 and August 2020 respectively. The Virginia plant provides 1,842 MW of capacity.

NRC also gave preliminary approval to Duke Energy Corp. for its Catawba nuclear plant, located in South Carolina.

The 2,258 MW plant will likely have its license extended to December 2024 and February 2026 for units One and Two.

NRC is willing to give the extensions based on environmental impact assessment, and the Commission is leaving environmental impact statements open for public comment until August. The closing date for input is August 23 for the Catawba plant and August 1 for the North Anna plant.

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