Tenaska Completes Sale Of Iowa Biodiesel Plant To Natural Chem Holdings



OMAHA, Nebraska – Independent energy company Tenaska has completed the sale of Clinton Biodiesel, LLC, a biodiesel refinery plant located in Clinton County, Iowa, to Natural Chem Holdings, LLC. The transaction closed on Tuesday. Tenaska, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, acquired the facility in early 2015 […]


Tenaska Marketing Ventures Earns No. 1 Spot for Customer Value & Loyalty



3rd Consecutive Year for Topping Mastio’s Ranking of Major Marketers OMAHA, Nebraska – Tenaska Marketing Ventures once again ranks in the top spot among major marketers when it comes to qualities like dependability, reliability and ease of doing business, according to the 20th edition of […]


J-POWER USA Acquires Equity Stake in Tenaska Power Plant Project in Pennsylvania



J-POWER Westmoreland, LLC, a subsidiary of J-POWER USA Investment Co., Ltd.(“J-POWER USA”), has secured an equity stake from Tenaska in the Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station, a 925-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fueled power plant project near Pittsburgh. The transaction closed on Jan. 11. “This acquisition is consistent […]


Tenaska Acquires 470-megawatt Wind Development Portfolio



3 Mid-stage Projects in Upper Midwest were Initiated by PRC Wind OMAHA, Nebraska – Leading independent energy company Tenaska has acquired a 470-megawatt (MW) wind development portfolio in the Upper Midwest. The acquisition from PRC Wind comprises three mid-stage projects in Minnesota and North Dakota. […]


Tenaska’s 2nd Large-scale Solar Project Begins Commercial Operation



Company Continues to Expand Footprint in Renewable Generation EL CENTRO, California – The 150-megawatt (MW) Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, a new solar plant in Southern California capable of powering 55,000 homes, is fully operational. The project supplies power under a 25-year agreement with […]


Tenaska Celebrates Groundbreaking for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in Westmoreland County



SMITHTON, Pennsylvania – Tenaska Pennsylvania Partners, LLC today celebrated the start of construction for the Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station, a 925-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fueled power plant near Smithton in Westmoreland County. More than 75 elected officials, community leaders and company executives gathered at the site […]


Tenaska Closes $780 Million Financing for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in Pennsylvania



OMAHA, Nebraska – Leading independent energy provider Tenaska closed approximately $780 million in commercial financing today for the Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station, a 925-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fueled power plant project near Pittsburgh. Since its founding in 1987, Tenaska has raised approximately $14.4 billion in capital […]


Tenaska Marketing Ventures Ranks No. 1 Major Marketer in Customer Value, Loyalty



OMAHA, Nebraska – Tenaska Marketing Ventures and Tenaska Marketing Canada (together TMV), recently received the Mastio Quality Award for No. 1 Major Marketer in the 19th edition of Mastio & Company’s industrywide Natural Gas Marketer Customer Value / Loyalty Benchmarking Study. TMV was ranked No. […]


Soltage and Tenaska Announce Portfolio Investment in Solar Generation Assets



Transaction Marks Tenaska’s First Portfolio Investment Following Corporate Investment JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY – December 3, 2015: Leading independent energy company Tenaska and Soltage, LLC, a full-service renewable energy company developing, financing and operating solar power plants across the United States, today announced the acquisition of […]


Tenaska Marketing Ventures Expands Footprint in Northeast



Natural Gas Marketer Opens Boston Office Staffed with Industry Veterans to Further Meet Evolving Market, Customer Needs BOSTON – Leading natural gas marketer Tenaska Marketing Ventures (TMV) has established a new regional office in Boston, expanding its physical footprint in the northeastern United States. “Since […]


Soltage Receives New Investment from Tenaska to Support Corporate Growth, New Solar Project Development and Acquisition Nationwide



Jersey City, New Jersey – Leading independent energy company Tenaska and Soltage, LLC, a full-service renewable energy company developing and operating solar power plants across the United States, today announced a Tenaska affiliate’s second multimillion-dollar commitment to support Soltage’s corporate equity growth and ongoing investment […]


Community Joins Tenaska in Celebration of More than a Decade in Pittsburg County



Plant Makes Special Donation to Town of Kiowa in Honor of Milestone KIOWA, Oklahoma – Employees at Tenaska Kiamichi Generating Station and members of the Pittsburg County community recognized more than a decade of safe, reliable operation at the plant’s 10-year anniversary celebration held at […]


Local Leaders Join Tenaska in Celebration of 10 Years in Fluvanna County



Plant Makes Special Donation to Pleasant Grove in Honor of Milestone SCOTTSVILLE, Virginia – Employees at Tenaska Virginia Generating Station and members of the Fluvanna County community recognized a decade of safe, reliable operation at the plant’s 10-year anniversary celebration on Tuesday evening. The event […]


Tenaska Closes $450 Million Financing for Second California Solar Project



Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West to Begin Construction in 2014 OMAHA, Nebraska – Leading U.S. independent energy provider Tenaska closed $450 million in commercial financing today for Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, a 150-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic solar electric generating plant near El Centro, […]


Tenaska Marketing Ventures Renews Secured Revolving Credit Facility



‘Incremental Tranche’ Feature Provides Additional Flexibility and Liquidity OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska Marketing Ventures (TMV) today completed renewal of a four-year secured revolving line of credit that provides the company with up to $1.5 billion of borrowing capacity. TMV, a top 10 natural gas marketer […]


Tenaska Moves Corporate Headquarters to New Omaha Address



OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska, one of the largest private companies in the U.S., has moved its Omaha offices to a new consolidated headquarters building at 14302 FNB Parkway in the First National Business Park northeast of 144th Street and West Dodge Road. Employees began work […]


Tenaska Names Gregory Kelly to Lead Company’s Development Group



OMAHA, Neb. – Gregory (Greg) Kelly, currently a vice president of development for Tenaska, has been named president of Tenaska’s Development Group, effective April 1. Current Development President David Fiorelli is retiring March 31 after 19 years of service with the company and more than […]


Hunzeker, Obermiller Assume Leadership Roles for Tenaska Marketing Group



OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska has announced the promotion of Fred Hunzeker to the role of president and CEO of Tenaska Marketing Group, the umbrella group of Tenaska’s energy marketing companies. John Obermiller was also promoted to chief financial officer of the group. Tenaska Marketing Group […]


Tenaska Announces Annual Imperial County College Scholarship Program



High School Seniors Eligible for $8,000 in Awards EL CENTRO, Calif. – To show its appreciation of Imperial County and celebrate the final commercial operation of Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South near El Centro, Calif., Tenaska is instituting an annual college scholarship program to […]


Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South Begins Commercial Operation



Project Completed Early; Delivers Power under Long-term SDG&E Contract EL CENTRO, Calif. – The 130-megawatt (MW) Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South, a new solar photovoltaic electric generating station near El Centro began commercial operation Nov. 1 under its 25-year power purchase agreement with San […]


Tenaska Announces Sale of Interest in California Solar Project to Prudential Capital Group



Energy Company Retains Majority Ownership and Continues to Manage Project OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska announced today that Prudential Capital Group (Prudential) has agreed to acquire a minority interest in the Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South project, a 130-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic electric generating station […]


Tenaska Pays Imperial County Another $1 Million in Sales Tax



Benefits from Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South Continue to Grow EL CENTRO, Calif. — Even as the Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South sends renewable power from the Imperial Valley via the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line to residents and businesses in San Diego, the […]


UGI and Tenaska Resources Announce Marcellus Shale Development Agreements



VALLEY FORGE, Pa. – UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI), today announced that it has entered into agreements with Tenaska Resources, LLC, a natural gas exploration and production affiliate of independent energy company Tenaska, to jointly develop gas resources in the Marcellus Shale region in north-central Pennsylvania. […]


Community Joins Tenaska in Celebration of 10 Years in Autauga County



BILLINGSLEY, Ala. – Employees at the Tenaska Lindsay Hill and Tenaska Central Alabama Generating Stations and members of the Autauga County community celebrated 10 years of mutual accomplishments at a program celebrating the plants’ anniversaries Wednesday. In honor of the milestones, and in appreciation of […]


Tenaska Solar Ventures Acquires Silverleaf Solar Project in Imperial Valley, Calif.



OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska Solar Ventures, LLC (TSV), an affiliate of Omaha-based Tenaska, today announced that it has acquired the Silverleaf photovoltaic solar project, a proposed 160-megawatt (MW) solar energy project under development in Southern California, from Agile Solar Holdings, an affiliate of Agile Energy, […]


Tenaska Again Ranked Among Best in Controlling Emissions



OMAHA, Nebraska – The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has again ranked Tenaska among the best electric power producers in the United States in controlling air emissions. Tenaska ranks among the best of the 100 largest producers that use fossil fuels to generate electricity, the NRDC […]


Tenaska Closes Commercial Financing for Imperial Solar Energy Center South



OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska, one of the largest independent energy companies in the United States, today announced that it has closed financing for Imperial Solar Energy Center South, a utility-scale photovoltaic solar generating plant in southern California. The project represents Tenaska’s expansion into solar power […]


Kevin Smith Named New President of Tenaska Power Services Co. Effective May 1



OMAHA, Neb. – Kevin Smith, senior vice president of Tenaska Power Services Co. (TPS), has been named president of the Tenaska power marketing affiliate, effective May 1, 2012, with the retirement of current President Trudy Harper. TPS, based in Arlington, Texas, specializes in physical power marketing […]


Tenaska BioFuels Announces Seven-year Asset Management Agreement with NEDAK Ethanol, LLC



OMAHA, Neb. – Tenaska BioFuels, LLC (TBF) and NEDAK Ethanol, LLC (NEDAK) have entered into a seven-year asset management agreement (AMA) which will provide working capital and risk management services to NEDAK’s ethanol production facility near Atkinson, Neb. Under the agreement, TBF will purchase corn and […]


Greenleaf Biofuels and Tenaska BioFuels Announce Agreement



Conclude Multi-Year Agreement for New Haven Biodiesel Plant  NEW HAVEN, Conn., November 30, 2011 – Greenleaf Biofuels, LLC, announced today that Omaha, Neb.-based Tenaska BioFuels, LLC (TBF), an affiliate of Tenaska, has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement to supply feedstock and sell biodiesel fuel from Greenleaf […]


Illinois Senate Fails to Pass Taylorville Energy Center Legislation



SPRINGFIELD, ILL., January 12, 2010 – Early this morning, the Illinois Senate failed to pass a bill that would have approved construction of the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), a technologically advanced 602-megawatt (net) power plant fueled by substitute natural gas made from 100 percent Illinois […]


Trailblazer Energy Center Receives Final Air Quality Permits



AUSTIN, Texas—The Commissioners of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) voted unanimously to grant the air quality permits necessary for the Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center under development near Sweetwater, Texas, to begin construction. Trailblazer will be the first new-build carbon capturing coal plant in […]


SDG&E Adds More Imperial Valley Renewable Energy To Portfolio



SAN DIEGO – San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has signed a 25-year power-purchase agreement with a subsidiary of CSolar Development, LLC, a renewable energy company managed by Tenaska Solar Ventures, to procure up to 130 megawatts (MW) of renewable power. The […]


Tenaska Carbon Capture Projects Receive International Recognition, Support



OMAHA, Neb. – Two Tenaska projects aimed at substantially reducing carbon emissions from power generating plants have received international recognition in the form of grants from the Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute, based in Australia. Receiving the grants underscores Tenaska’s position among the leading […]


Taylorville Energy Center Begins Search for Illinois Coal Suppliers



TAYLORVILLE, Ill.–Tenaska, managing partner for the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to secure coal from one or more suppliers for use at the coal gasification plant. TEC, a $3.5 billion project to convert Illinois coal into clean burning substitute […]


Tenaska Marketing Ventures Completes Renewal of $1 Billion Committed Credit Facility



OMAHA, Nebraska – Tenaska Marketing Ventures/Tenaska Marketing Canada/Tenaska Gas Storage (collectively TMV) today announced that it has completed the renewal of a $1 billion committed credit facility for a four-year term maturing in July 2014. The facility, first established in 2006, will continue to be used […]


Taylorville Energy Center Receives Largest Ever Federal Tax Credit: $417 Million



TAYLORVILLE, Ill. – Tenaska, managing partner for the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), announced today that the project has been awarded a $417 million investment tax credit—believed to be the largest ever granted to a single project—under a program jointly administered by the U.S. Department of Energy […]


Tenaska Chooses Fluor Carbon Capture Technology



SWEETWATER, Texas – Tenaska has chosen Fluor Corporation’s Econamine FG Plussm carbon capture technology for use in its proposed Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center, being developed near Sweetwater. Trailblazer will be a pioneering 600-megawatt (net) electricity generating plant fueled by pulverized coal and is expected to be […]