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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Waste-to-Power Project Gains Momentum in Maryland

LCG, February 5, 2009--The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (NMWDA), together with the Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management and Carroll Country Department of Public Works, Tuesday announced the selection of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. as the preferred vendor to construct and operate a new waste-to-power facility to serve the solid waste disposal and energy needs of Frederick and Carroll Counties.

The greenfield facility will be designed to receive up to 1,500 tons per day of municipal solid wastes and to produce up to 55 MW of electricity. The facility will be located in Frederick County, Maryland.

The project is scheduled for completion in 2014. Project approval from both counties' Board of Commissioners will be sought shortly, with permitting, engineering and construction to follow.

Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc.

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