Kendall Energy LLC,
a unit of independent power producer LS Power LLC, East Brunswick, N.J., plans to build, own, and operate a 1,100-MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant in Kendall County, Ill., about 30 miles southwest of Chicago. Long-term power purchase agreements have already been signed with Minnesota Power Inc., Duluth, Minn., for 275 MW and with Dynegy Inc., Houston, for 550 MW. Kendall plans to begin construction on the plant by summer with an in-service date of summer 2001.
Panda Energy International Inc.,
Dallas, plans to build a $400 million natural gas-fired power plant in Union County, Ark., next to Entergy Corp.'s El Dorado switching station,...