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

OPPD Approves Agreement for 60-MW Wind Farm

LCG, July 14, 2009--The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) last Thursday announced that it approved a 20-year, power purchase agreement (PPA) with Flat Water Wind Farm LLC, a subsidiary of juwi Group/JW Prairie Wind Power. OPPD will purchase all of the electricity generated and related renewable energy certificates (RECs) from a 60-MW wind farm to be constructed in Richardson County, Nebraska.

The wind farm is expected to include forty, 1.5-MW wind turbines provided by GE. Commercial operation of the project is scheduled to commence by the end of 2010.

In January, OPPD announced an initiative to increase renewable power production, setting a goal to provide 10 percent of its electricity through renewable resources by 2020. The 60-MW wind project will move OPPD toward achieving its new goal.
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