Duke Energy Renewables to Install 200-MW Wind Project in Texas

LCG, April 12, 2019--Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, yesterday announced it will build, own and operate the MesteƱo Wind Project, located in southern Texas. The power generated by the 200-MW project will be sold into the ERCOT market, and Duke Energy Renewables will enter into a long-term hedge agreement covering the majority of the expected wind energy production. Construction has commenced, and the project is scheduled for completion by year-end.

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FPL Announces Plans for 409-MW Battery Storage System

LCG, April 3, 2019--Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) recently announced a plan to build the world's largest solar-powered battery system, the Manatee Energy Storage Center, as part of a modernization plan to accelerate the retirement of two, 1970s-era natural gas generating units at FPL's neighboring Manatee Power Plant.

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Industry News

Atmos to Sell City Gas System in South Carolina

LCG, Oct. 12, 2000Atmos Energy Corp. said yesterday it has agreed to sell its natural gas distribution system in Gaffney, S.C., to Piedmont Natural Gas Co. for about $5.8 million.

The system, which Atmos operated through its United Cities Gas Co. subsidiary, serves some 5,100 customers in northernmost South Carolina. Piedmont Natural Gas said it intends to keep the local Gaffney office and retain existing employees.

Robert W. Best, Atmos chief executive, said "We are pleased to be able to consummate this sale to a company of Piedmont's excellent reputation and know that they will continue to provide safe and reliable gas service to the Gaffney area."

Ware F. Schiefer, who heads Piedmont Natural Gas, said his company "will provide the residents and businesses of Gaffney with the same reliable and safe natural gas service they were accustomed to receiving from Atmos Energy."

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close by the end of this year.

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