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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APS Issues RFP for Over 1,000 MW of Long-Term Power Supplies

LCG, June 1, 2005--Arizona Public Service Company (APS) announced yesterday a Request for Proposal (RFP) for at least 1,000 MW of long-term energy resources for delivery beginning between June 2007 and June 2008. APS is forecasting customer growth of almost four percent per year and projects a need for an additional electric generating capacity in 2007 of about 1,300 MW.

APS, Arizona's largest electric utility, is requesting summer capacity for a period of not less than five years and a minimum capacity of 25 MW. A bidder's conference for interested parties will be held June 15, and responses to the RFP are due July 18, 2005. APS is the largest subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp., and APS affiliates will not participate in the RFP.

APS also recently issued an RFP for renewable energy supplies totaling at least 100 MW and at least 250,000 MWh per year for a period of not less than five years with deliveries beginning in 2006.

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