PacifiCorp Issues RFP for Over 4,300 MW of Generation Resources

LCG, July 9, 2020--PacifiCorp Monday issued the largest request for proposals (RFPs) for energy projects in company history, seeking more than 4,300 MW in solar, wind and battery storage resources that can connect to its 10-state transmission system and achieve commercial operation by December 31, 2024.

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Analysis of Resource Adequacy in ERCOT - July - December 2020

LCG, June 30, 2020 - LCG Consulting just released its analysis of ERCOT for the second half of 2020, July through December.

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Phase 3 of Sweetwater Wind Project Completed

LCG, January 11, 2006--The third phase of the Sweetwater Wind Project achieved full commercial operations on December 30, 2005. The 135-MW expansion consists of ninety, 1.5-MW GE turbines and is located in Nolan County, Texas. The total capacity of the wind farm is now 264 MW.

DKRW Energy LLC of Houston was the lead project developer. Catamount Energy Corp. is an equity investor in the project and a co-developer. Babcock & Brown participated as the financial advisor for the project and as an equity investor and a co-developer in the project. The development and the construction were funded by Babcock & Brown and Catamount. Babcock & Brown will also act as project administrator overseeing the operations and maintenance at the facility.

Phase 2 of the project, which consisted of 61 GE turbines with a capacity of 91.5 MW, was completed nearly a year ago in February 2005. The initial phase consisted of 25 GE turbines and was completed in January 2004.

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