PG&E Comes to Terms with 131 QFs, Assumes Contracts

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. signed five-year agreements with 131 of its qualifying facilities (QFs) last week, ensuring the utility and its customers will receive a reliable supply of electricity at an average energy price of 5.37 cents/kWh. The contracts represent nameplate capacity of 2,950 MW compared to PG&E’s total QF contract nameplate capacity of 4,400 MW. On an average annual basis, the company receives 2,400 MW from all of its QFs, and the 131 QFs represent 1,600 MW of the total amount.

July 23, 2001

Utility Watchdog: Guardian Good for Competition

The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) , a Wisconsin non-profitorganization dedicated to ensuring public representation forresidential, farm and small business utility customers, is thelatest entity to choose sides in the ongoing battle betweenCoastal’s ANR Pipeline and the Guardian Pipeline Project. Theconsumer “watchdog” organization voiced its support for Guardianpublicly yesterday, saying the project will provide gasdistribution competition to a state that sorely needs it.

October 26, 1999
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