Connecticut Seeks 2,000 MW of Offshore Wind Capacity

LCG, August 22, 2019--The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) on Friday released a request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind power projects. DEEP is seeking up to 2,000 MW, as required under Public Act 19-71, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived from Offshore Wind.

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EIA Publishes Regional Electricity Supply and Pricing Forecasts Using UPLAN Model

LCG, August 13, 2019--The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced that it is revising the presentation and modeling of its forecasts for electricity supply and market hub pricing to better reflect current electricity markets and system operations in the U.S. Beginning with the August 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the new forecasting approach models electricity markets using the UPLAN production cost optimization software developed by LCG Consulting. EIA uses the solution results provided by this proprietary model to develop the STEO forecasts of monthly electricity generation, fuel consumption, and wholesale prices.

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Ann Cohn has been named Vice President of the Americas region and Associate General Counsel for Edison Mission Energy. She is currently an Associate General Counsel at Southern California Edison, where she has been since 1980.

Michael Peevey will take a position on the California Public Utility Commission, replacing Richard Bilas, who has been on the Commission since 1997. Peevey has held posts at Edison International in addition to being president of energy service company NewEnergy Inc., and chief executive of TruePricing Inc.

George A. Williams, previously general manager of nuclear assurance at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Berwick, Pa, will become vice president of operations support for Entergy Nuclear's South region. He has held various nuclear power-related posts, including general management positions at Carolina Power & Light Company.

Washington's Puget Energy announced today that Douglas P. Beighle will replace William S. Weaver as chairman of the board. Senior vice president of Boeing Beighle retired in 1997 and currently serves as a director of Washington Mutual Bank and Simpson Investment Company.

Phil Dandridge has been elected to the position of Chief Financial Officer of Edison Capital after serving as vice president of finance since 1998. He has also served as treasurer for Boeing Capital Corporation.

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