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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Industry News

Wind Turbines Going Up In Ontario

LCG, July 12, 2002--A wind farm with a maximum output capacity of 9 megawatts is under construction in Ontario, Canada, approximately 165 miles northwest of Toronto.

The expected completion for the Ontario Power Generation-built installation is five months from now. British Energy plc holds a joint interest in Huron Wind with Ontario Power. The five turbines of 1.8 megawatts each were manufactured by Vestas, headquartered in Denmark.

The wind farm is close to Bruce Power stations A and B, which are also owned by British Energy. All are found on the shore of Lake Huron.
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