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Construction Complete on South Kent Wind Project in Ontario

LCG, April 16, 2014-Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy) yesterday announced that construction of the South Kent Wind project is complete and that the wind farm is now operational. The project is the largest wind farm in Canada. The electric generating capacity of the project is 270 MW, which is provided by 124 Siemens wind turbines.

Commercial Operations Underway at Orangeville Wind Farm in New York

LCG, April 4, 2014 - Invenergy Wind LLC ("Invenergy") announced on March 28 that commercial operations of its 94-MW Orangeville Wind Farm in Wyoming County, New York have commenced. The project is located about forty miles southeast of Buffalo in Wyoming County, New York.

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Cost Estimate Up for Duke's New Nuclear Power Station

LCG, November 5, 2008--Duke Energy Carolinas informed the North Carolina Utilities Commission that the estimated cost to build the proposed William States Lee, III Nuclear Station in South Carolina has risen to $11 billion, or approximately double the original estimate, excluding financing. The new power plant is scheduled to be operational in 2018 in order to meet Duke Energy Carolina's forecast growth in electric demands.

Duke proposes to install two 1,117-MW reactors and to use Westinghouse Electric's AP1000 design, which incorporates passive safety features. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the Design Certification on December 30, 2005.

Last February Duke received notification from the NRC that the combined construction and operating license (COL) application for Lee Nuclear Station submitted December 2007 was accepted and docketed.

Duke's COL application relies upon the COL application to build two nuclear reactors at TVA's Bellefonte site in northern Alabama that was submitted October 31, 2007 to the NRC by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and NuStart Energy, a consortium of nuclear energy companies that includes Duke.

Other companies that have announced the selection of the AP1000 design as the basis for additional COL applications to construct reactors include Progress Energy, Southern Company, SCANA and Santee Cooper.

Duke's proposal is relatively unique for the United States in that Duke plans to build the reactors at a greenfield site, rather than to add capacity at an existing nuclear power station. The greenfield site is located in Cherokee County, South Carolina.



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