AWEA Issues Fourth Quarter 2019 Market Report

LCG, February 7, 2020--The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) recently released its new U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2019 Market Report. AWEA reports new wind turbine installations have added 5,476 MW of electric generating capacity during the fourth quarter, which results in 2019 installations totaling 9,143 MW. The total installations represent an increase over 2018, but the total for 2019 falls short of total annual installations for 2015 and 2016. In addition to new capacity additions, developers completed 2,500 MW of turbine repowerings for the year.

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Duke Energy Florida Announces New Solar Power Projects

LCG, January 29, 2020--Duke Energy Florida (DEF) Monday announced the locations of its two newest solar power plants that will provide a combined installed capacity of nearly 150 MW. DEF is investing an estimated $1 billion to construct or acquire a total of 700 MW of cost-effective solar power facilities from 2018 through 2022 in Florida, and planning for another 1,500 MW of solar generation through 2028.

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Progress Energy Declares New Facilities Operational

LCG, June 2, 2003--Sunday marked the official start of operations for two new power plants constructed by Progress Energy, and located in Georgia and North Carolina.

The Rowan County Energy Complex, in Rowan County, NC, is a combined-cycle plant rated at 925 megawatts. Its three simple-cycle turbines, which account for 459 megawatts, began producing power one year ago. The Washington County Energy Complex consists of four combustion turbines of 150 megawatts each. It and the Rowan plant run on natural gas.

"We are very pleased with the support we have received from the people of Sandersville and Salisbury throughout construction. We are proud to be part of both of these communities, and to be adding efficient energy resources for these two regions," said Joel Kamya, a vice president for Progress Energy's Plant Construction unit. Progress Energy owns 23,000 megawatts of power production capability, and owns electric power utilities in the Carolinas and Florida. It also is engaged in unregulated power sales and marketing, as well as natural gas drilling.
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