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

Enron Creditors to Receive 16.6 Percent

LCG, September 18, 2003Enron Corporation has noted that its creditors can expect to get more of what they are owed.

Enron, currently splitting up its assets in bankruptcy court, has pointed out that the value of its assets has improved. Therefore, creditors can expect to recover closer to 16.6 to 19.5 percent recovery, wheras previous estimates were for 14.4 to 18.3 percent.

Creditors to the Enron parent company can expect 16.6 percent recovery, while creditors to Enron North America Corp. will probably get 19.5 percent.

Enron filed for bankruptcy protection in December 2001. The corporation will likely separate Cross-Country Energy, Prisma Energy International and Portland General Electric (PGE) from its bankruptcy proceedings and is hoping to keep PGE in one piece.

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