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LS Power Completes Acquisition of 3,500 MW of Power Generation Facilities in the Southeast

LS Power Completes Acquisition of 3,500 MW of Power Generation Facilities in the Southeast

U.S. power and energy infrastructure owner, LS Power Equity Advisors, LLC (“LS Power”), has acquired approximately 3,500 MW of generation resources in the Southeastern United States, through its affiliate NATGEN Southeast Power, LLC, from Calpine Corporation (“Calpine”) (NYSE: CPN) for $1.57 billion plus adjustments.

The portfolio consists of six combined-cycle generation facilities which use natural gas as the primary fuel source. These facilities have served numerous investor-owned utilities, municipal utilities, cooperatives and other market participants. The Calpine facilities being acquired include the following:

  • Carville Energy Center, St. Gabriel,
  • LA Hog Bayou Energy Center, Mobile, AL
  • Columbia Energy Center, Calhoun County, SC
  • Oneta Energy Center, Coweta, OK
  • Decatur Energy Center, Decatur, AL
  • Santa Rosa Energy Center, Pace, FL

“We are pleased to assume ownership of this portfolio of power plants,” said Paul Segal, chief executive officer of LS Power. “The quality of the assets, the outstanding operational track record of the facilities and the skilled plant personnel were all important factors in our decision. We are committed to making this a smooth transition for the dedicated professionals operating these facilities and their communities. These projects have been reliably serving wholesale power customers in the Southeast for a number of years and we look forward to continuing to provide value for our growing base of customers.”

About LS Power:

LS Power is a development, investment and operating company focused on the North American power and energy infrastructure sector. Since its inception in 1990, LS Power has developed, constructed, managed or acquired more than 42,000 MW of power generation, including utility-scale solar, wind, hydro, natural gas-fired and battery energy storage projects, and over 660 miles of high voltage transmission. Additionally, LS Power actively invests in businesses and platforms focused on distributed energy resources, such as CPower Energy Management and EVgo. Across its efforts, LS Power has raised in excess of $45 billion in debt and equity financing to support North American infrastructure. For more information, please visit www.LSPower.com.