New York PSC Approves Ravenswood Energy Storage Project

LCG, October 18, 2019--The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) yesterday approved construction of the largest battery storage facility in New York State history. The 316-MW Ravenswood Energy Storage Project will be built in Long Island City, Queens, New York and scheduled to be partially operational by March 2021.

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Xcel Energy, EVRAZ North America and Lightsource BP Announce 250-MW Solar Project in Colorado

LCG, October 1, 2019--Xcel Energy, EVRAZ North America and Lightsource BP announced Friday that they have reached a long-term agreement to develop a 240-MW solar facility in Colorado. Lightsource BP will finance, build, own and operate the Bighorn Solar project and sell all the electricity it generates to Xcel Energy under a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA). The project will be built on EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel property in Pueblo, making it the largest on-site solar facility dedicated to a single customer in the country.

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Commercial Operations Begin for Buffalo Gap 3 Wind Farm in Texas

LCG, September 25, 2008--AES Corporation yesterday announced commercial operations have commenced at the 170 MW Buffalo Gap 3 wind farm expansion near Abilene, Texas. AES signed a seven-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Direct Energy for all of the power produced by Buffalo Gap 3. The Buffalo Gap 3 expansion was announced in September of last year.

The Buffalo Gap 3 expansion includes 74 Siemens wind turbine generators. With the Buffalo Gap 3 expansion, the total electric generating capacity of the wind farm is 524 MW. All of the power generated from the wind farm is purchased under similar PPA's by Direct Energy.

The second phase of the Buffalo Gap project achieved commercial operation in August 2007 and added 233 MW of generating capacity from the installation of 155 wind turbine generators from GE.
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