Duke Energy Renewables to Install 200-MW Wind Project in Texas

LCG, April 12, 2019--Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, yesterday announced it will build, own and operate the MesteƱo Wind Project, located in southern Texas. The power generated by the 200-MW project will be sold into the ERCOT market, and Duke Energy Renewables will enter into a long-term hedge agreement covering the majority of the expected wind energy production. Construction has commenced, and the project is scheduled for completion by year-end.

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FPL Announces Plans for 409-MW Battery Storage System

LCG, April 3, 2019--Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) recently announced a plan to build the world's largest solar-powered battery system, the Manatee Energy Storage Center, as part of a modernization plan to accelerate the retirement of two, 1970s-era natural gas generating units at FPL's neighboring Manatee Power Plant.

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UPLAN Users United in San Francisco

San Francisco, March 18, 2008 -- In conjunction with the upcoming release of UPLAN-Altos, LCG Consulting hosted a users conference last week in San Francisco, California. The highly anticipated enhancements of the UPLAN software, which provides comprehensive planning facilities for analyzing many new issues facing electricity market participants, brought out a large number of attendees representing nearly 20 organizations. The conference offered all users, both old hands and beginners, a unique opportunity for networking and exchanging information on many new market developments.

Held at the Parc 55 Hotel near San Francisco's famed financial district, the two-day affair provided a forum for UPLAN users from various sectors of the industry to share their knowledge and experience. Various modeling applications were presented, including renewable portfolio evaluation, developing transmission projects, CRR auctions, ERCOT 5-year plan and regional market analysis. Representatives from LCG Consulting were on hand to present the new features of UPLAN-Altos, slated for release this summer.

The responses from the users were overwhelmingly positive. "It's great to know what others are doing with UPLAN. I was greatly stimulated. Also it's great to explore the possibilities of using UPLAN for what we currently don't. It's been a great opportunity for networking", responded an exited user.

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