TVA Board Votes to Retire Over 2,000 MW of Coal-fired Generation

LCG, February 14, 2019--The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board voted today to retire both the Paradise Unit 3 and Bull Run coal-fired power plants within the next few years. The closures will reduce the TVA fleet electric generating capacity by 2,031 MW.

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MHPS to Supply Three J Class Turbines for Power Project in Virginia

LCG, February 8, 2019--Balico, LLC and Gemma Power Systems selected Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS) and its J Class turbines for the 1,600-MW Chickahominy Power Station project in Virginia. The combined cycle power plant will deliver power into the PJM regional transmission grid and is scheduled for completion in 2022.

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AES to Expand Generating Capacity at Buffalo Gap Wind Farm

LCG, August 29, 2006--AES Corporation announced yesterday that construction has started on Buffalo Gap 2, a major expansion of a new wind farm located near Abilene, Texas that began operations earlier this year. AES also announced that it has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to sell all of the green power to Texas retail electric provider Direct Energy, which is also the purchasing the power from the initial phase of the project. The new PPA has a 10-year term.

The electric generating capacity of the existing wind farm is 121 MW. Buffalo Gap 2 will include 155 new wind turbine generators from GE and add 233 MW of capacity. The expansion is scheduled to commence commercial operations in mid-2007.
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