EIA Publishes Study on High Renewables Growth Impact in WECC Markets using UPLAN

LCG, July 19, 2024 – A working paper published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) utilized the UPLAN model to study the impact of high renewables growth in the Western Electric Coordinating Council (WECC) markets.

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LCG Publishes 2024 Annual Outlook for Texas Electricity Market (ERCOT)

LCG, October 10, 2023 – LCG Consulting (LCG) has released its annual outlook of the ERCOT wholesale electricity market for 2024, based on the most likely weather, market, transmission, and generator conditions.

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Industry News

Calpine Drops Plans for Peaking Plant

LCG, November 12, 2002-In step with the country's subdued energy market, Calpine has announced that it has scrapped plans for a new power plant in Pajaro, California.

The Pajaro plant would have had a capacity of 45 MW and would have functioned during times of peak demand.

Factors affecting the decision included opposition from residents, who were concerned over water use, and noise and air pollution.

Calpine, based in San Jose, California, owns 16,889 MW of electricity capacity nationwide.

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