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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Industry News

Gas Drilling Sites Selected Off Canadian Coast

LCG, June 16, 2003--Two companies working on a natural gas project off Nova Scotia announced today that they have selected a location for drilling to take place later this year that is 275 kilometers (approximately 171 miles) southeast of Halifax.

The companies, Canadian Superior Energy Inc. and El Paso Corp.'s Canadian subsidiary, purchased the site in November 2001, with an outlay of $15.5 million ($11.54 US) they said they would spend on exploration. Canadian Superior is also developing a deep-water site, Mayflower, that is 460 kilometers (286 miles) east of Boston.

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