Tokyo-based Electric Power Subsidiary partners with AP Solar in 400 MW Texas Solar Project

LCG, August 6, 2020—J-Power USA Development Co, a subsidiary of the Electric Power Development Co. headquartered in Tokyo, has joined a joint venture to develop a 400 MW Texas solar project.

Read more

Texas Solar Project Sold to CIP

LCG, July 31, 2020—An affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has completed purchase of a 350 MW solar photovoltaic project near the Houston metro area from Solar Plus Development Inc. and Avondale Solar.

Read more

Industry News

Gulfstream Pipeline's Phase II Extension Now in Service

LCG, February 2, 2005--Yesterday the Phase II Extension of the Gulfstream Pipeline was placed into service, reaching new customers in central and eastern Florida. The 30-inch diameter, 110-mile long natural gas pipeline extension provides an additional 350 MMcf/day of new transportation service to gas markets, in particular power plants. Construction on the Florida extension began last summer and included construction in five counties: Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee and Martin.

Gulfstream, a joint development between Williams and Duke Energy, was originally placed into service in May 2002 and is the first new natural gas pipeline into Florida in over 40 years. The pipeline, with a capacity of approximately 1.1 Bcf/day, receives gas from Mobile Bay, East Louisiana and Mississippi before crossing more than 400 miles of the Gulf of Mexico.

A key customer on the extension is Florida Power & Light, which will transport gas to its planned expansion of its power generation facilities at Martin and Manatee Stations. The Martin Station expansion, estimated to cost $500 million, calls for converting two combustion turbine peaking units, along with two new combustion turbines, into a more efficient combined-cycle plant that will provide an additional 800 MW. At Manatee Station, a new 1,100-MW, combined-cycle plant is approaching completion, at a cost of approximately $600 million.

Copyright © 2020 LCG Consulting. All rights reserved. Terms and Copyright
Generator X
Generation and Transmission Planning and Optimization
The Locational Marginal Price Model (LMP) Network Power Model
Day Ahead and Real Time Market Simulation
Day-ahead and real-time portfolio revenue optimization
The Gas Procurement and Competitive Analysis System
Database of Plants, Loads, Assets, Transmission...
Daily LMP Forecast for ERCOT
Annual summary of prices, congestion and important events in ERCOT
CAISO CRR Auctions
Monthly Price and Congestion Forecasting Service