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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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DOE Award on Dynamic Simulation Tools and Measurement-Based Control



LCG, Sept. 20, 2012 - LCG Consulting (LCG) of Los Altos, California, is a part of the consortium organized by Michigan State University, which is recently awarded a $1.5 million grant by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability under DOE Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program.

The project team -- Michigan State University, University of Illinois-Chicago, Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Southern California Edison, and LCG Consulting -- will develop a Lyapunov function based remedial action screening (L-RAS) tool that uses real-time data. This approach is expected to supports selection of appropriate remedial actions that are most likely to result in stabilizing trajectories.

For this project, LCG Consulting will provide high level advisory services in the areas of electric system modeling, develop and implement a user interface to L-RAS as well as develop and run scenarios using its proprietary UPLAN models to support the team modeling efforts.

The DOE Advanced Modeling Grid Research Program leverages scientific research in mathematics for application to power system models and software tools. It is envisioned that the selected projects will result in a new class of decision support tools that will simulate dynamic events and help inform operators on real-time conditions to maintain stability.

About LCG Consulting:
With 30 years of experience, LCG Consulting is a pioneer and market leader in modeling the competitive energy market. LCG offers a full range of consulting services and specialized software products for energy producers, suppliers and traders seeking to optimize resources in a cost effective fashion. Its UPLAN suite of models, which offers significant modeling flexibilities and capabilities, has been used extensively to conduct market operation simulations and studies for electrical systems throughout the world.

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