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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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Mirant May Have Overstated 2001 by $253 Million

LCG, July 31, 2002-Mirant Corporation announced yesterday that it may have overstated assets and liabilities last year by $253 million due to unintentional error.

Mirant said that a law firm hired to look at its 2001 accounts, King & Spalding, found that there were overstated accounts and overstated liabilities.

The company had apparently overstated its liabilities by $100 million, its gas inventory by $85 million, and its accounts receivable by $68 million.

The errors were initially detected when differences in assets and liabilities accounting could not be squared.

In the wake of Enron's collapse, energy companies' shares have plummeted. Mirant has cut 700 jobs, sold $1.12 billion in securities, and sold nearly $1.6 billion in assets in the last 7 months.

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