ERCOT 2019 Summer Quarter Outlook

LCG, May 29, 2019-- LCG released a new summer (June – September 2019) report that looks at how the ERCOT grid copes with strained network conditions. Resource adequacy analysis for the region is especially important during extreme summer loading conditions. This summer the network is under particular scrutiny as the reserves have tightened because of recent retirements.

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South Field Energy Breaks Ground for 1,182-MW Power Plant

LCG, May 16, 2019--South Field Energy LLC announced yesterday its groundbreaking for an 1,182-MW, combined-cycle electric generating facility in Columbiana County, Ohio. The natural gas-fired facility is scheduled to commence operations in mid-2021 and represents a $1.3 billion investment.

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Industry News

MidAmerican's Victory Wind Project Commences Operations

LCG, December 27, 2006--MidAmerican Energy announced that its Victory Wind Project in Iowa is now delivering power to the grid. With the completion of the project, MidAmerican Energy owns and operates nearly 460 MW wind energy facilities in Iowa.

The Victory Wind Project is located in Crawford and Carroll counties in west central Iowa and includes 66, 1.5-MW wind turbines manufactured by GE Energy. The electric generating capacity of the project is 99 MW.

Early this year, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) approved MidAmerican's plan to build up to 545 MW of wind-powered generation in Iowa by the end of 2007. In April 2006, MidAmerican announced plans for the Victory Wind Project.
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