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How to Make the Grid Secure

LCG March 1, 2021--February’s winter weather has brought a new level of uncertainty to the Texas grid, on top of rapid renewables growth and hot summer weather. Not only did the blackouts solidify the need to plan for extreme weather in winter and summer, but they also brought Texas residents, the governor, and the legislature into a public conversation about demand-supply planning.

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Long Ridge Energy Announces Plans to Allow Transition to 100 Percent Hydrogen

LCG, March 4, 2021--Ohio's Long Ridge Energy Generation is retrofitting its 485-MW combined-cycle power plant to use a blend of natural gas and carbon-free hydrogen, making it the nation's first large gas turbine plant to transition operations to hydrogen fuel.

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Indiana Plant Expansion Completed

LCG, June 3, 2003-Mirant Corporation's Sugar Creek Energy generation facility saw the addition of over 200 megawatts of combined-cycle capacity come on line Sunday.

When the first stage of the plant was completed in 2002, it was a simple-cycle, natural-gas fired peaking facility, capable of 318 megawatts of capacity. The completion of the combined-cycle means the entire plant may produce up to 550 megawatts.

Sugar Creek Energy is located near Terre Haute, Indiana.

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