Review Begins For AES Corp.'s $500M Calif. Energy Project

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT) -- California's energy regulators on Thursday launched their review of AES Corp.'s proposed 939-megawatt, cleaner-burning power plant in Orange County to be built on the site of an existing power generator.

The proposed Huntington Beach Energy Project would bring two natural-gas-fired, combined-cycle power plants to a 28.6-acre site about 30 miles from Los Angeles. The plot currently houses a larger AES plant that would be mostly demolished to make room for the updated generators, which are expected to run up a total tab between $500 million and...
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