Federal Government uses UPLAN model to examine price volatility in ERCOT

LCG, October 11, 2022--The U.S. Energy Information Administration, or EIA, released its latest supplement to the Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) in the Texas market, assessing various possible scenarios using LCG’s UPLAN NPM model, with a special focus on the effects on wholesale power prices and market conditions.

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Michigan Governor Supports Reopening Palisades Nuclear Facility

LCG, September 16, 2022--The Governor of Michigan last week sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in support of Holtec International’s application for a federal grant under the Civil Nuclear Credit (CNC) program to save the Palisades Nuclear Facility in Southwest Michigan. The federal grant could result in restarting the baseload, carbon-free, nuclear power plant.

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Long Island Plant's Capacity Boosted

LCG, July 1, 2002--The Long Island-based Bethpage power plant owned by Calpine is able to produce 48 additional megawatts after an upgrade, bringing its overall capacity to over 100 megawatts.

The new capacity is under contract to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for three-and-a-half years, according to Calpine. Bethpage is located in west-central Long Island, and provides electricity and steam to an adjacent Northrup Grumman Corporation facility. Before the addition of capacity, only surplus electricity not used by Grumman had been sold under agreement to LIPA.
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