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First Flex-Plant in Texas



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ANCHOR LEAD: Thousands of homes in the Lone Star State are being powered by a state of the art power plant that provides operators with the best of both worlds – efficiency and flexibility. Chanel Caraway has the details. (:60) SCRIPT: Technology Now, I’m Chanel Caraway. Texas is one of the fastest growing hubs for renewable power and one of the fastest growing states in the country. To meet demand and support the up and down nature of renewables, Panda Power Funds just commissioned Texas’ first two Siemens Flex-Plants in commercial operation. Martin Tartibi of Siemens… CUT: (Tartibi) The plant is so clean because of being natural gas burned that let’s say compared to a coal plant, it’s like taking 500,000 cars off the road annually. SCRIPT: Before this Siemens’ Flex Plant, operators had to choose between efficiency and flexibility. Flex-Plants offer both, vital in supporting renewables. Panda Power Funds’ Robert Carter… CUT: (Carter) There has not been a plant like this built in the entire United States, efficient… and it’s going to be using natural gas from Texas. And it going to be providing electricity that’s so clean. SCRIPT: The project will be providing power to 750,000 homes in Texas. For more, go to USA.Siemens.com. That’s Technology Now from Siemens.
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