NorthRenew Energy's Mesquite Sky Wind Project Commences Construction

LCG, January 21, 2021 -– NorthRenew Energy (“NorthRenew”) announced today that Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) achieved construction commencement on the Mesquite Sky Wind Project, f/k/a Baird North Wind Project (“Mesquite Sky”), initially developed by NorthRenew and sold to Clearway in 2019. Following the sale in 2019, NorthRenew continued to assist Clearway with final development and pre-construction services.

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Minnesota Power Announces Vision for 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy by 2050

LCG, January 13, 2021--Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company, yesterday announced its vision to deliver 100 percent carbon-free energy to customers by 2050.

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Dynegy Reaches Settlement Related to CA Energy Crisis

LCG, Apr. 27, 2004--Dynegy Inc. has agreed to a settlement with California and federal authorities, such that its West Coast Power LLC trading unit, which it owns with NRG Energy, will forego payment of $259 million for previous power sales, while it will pay an additional $22.5 million for distribution to power buyers.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and California Public Utilities Commission reached the settlement, which was related to charges that it withheld power from the market on occasions during the period from January 2000 to June 2001.

Under the settlement, the cancellation of outstanding bills for power purchases will be divided among the major California utilities and the California Department of Water Resources. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. will be recognized in the amount of $82.3 million, Southern California Edison with $34.4 million, and San Diego Gas & Electric in the amount of $16.5 million.
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