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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Scout Announces Selection of GE Wind Turbines for Sweetland Wind Project

LCG, September 9, 2022--Scout Clean Energy (Scout) announced yesterday that GE Renewable Energy (GE) has been selected to provide 71 of GE's latest generation 2.8-127 onshore wind turbines for the 200 MW Sweetland Wind Project (Sweetland) in Hand County, South Dakota. Sweetland is owned and will be operated by Scout, a renewable energy developer-owner-operator.

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Calpine Receives Project Financing to Complete Metcalf Energy Center

LCG, February 3, 2005--Calpine Corporation announced yesterday that it had received a $100 million, non-recourse credit facility from ING Capital LLC and Bayerische Landesbank's New York operations to complete the Metcalf Energy Center, located in San Jose, California. Commercial operations of the 600-MW, combined-cycle power plant are planned to commence in June 2005.

Calpine stated that it will sell the entire output from the gas-fired plant to its wholly ownedsubsidiary, Calpine Energy Services, L.P., who in turn will sell power to large wholesale customers and into the daily energy market. The project finance facility will mature in July 2008.

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