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MIDLAND COGENERATION VENTURE SETS NEW PRODUCTION RECORD

 MIDLAND COGENERATION VENTURE SETS NEW PRODUCTION RECORD
 MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midland Cogeneration


Venture (MCV) established a new hourly record of energy today. The hourly record was established for the hour ended 6 a.m. today, when 1,496 megawatt hours of electricity were produced.
 "This is a case where the MCV took advantage of our plant's capability," said MCV President and CEO Rodney E. Boulanger. "We are pleased to be able to respond to Michigan's energy needs."
 The new hourly production record surpasses the previous one established on Dec. 4, 1990, when 1,436 megawatt hours of electricity were produced for the hour ended at 9 p.m.
 "The MCV is a premier example of the new market for natural gas in the U.S. embodied in the proposed National Energy Strategy to meet the nation's electric needs," said Boulanger.
 The MCV entered commercial operation in March of 1990. The plant's rated capacity is 1,370 megawatts of electricity and up to 1.35 million pounds per hour of steam for industrial use. Major customers are The Dow Chemical Company for steam and electricity and Consumers Power for electricity.
 The MCV is a limited partnership, consisting of seven partners, formed in 1987 to construct, own and operate a gas-fired, combined-cycle cogeneration facility in Midland.
 MCV partners include CMS Midland, Inc., a subsidiary of CMS Energy Corporation; The Dow Chemical Company (limited partner); Source Midland Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Panhandle Eastern Corporation; Coastal Midland, Inc., a subsidiary of The Coastal Corporation; MEI Limited Partnership, an affiliate of Asea Brown Boveri, Inc.; Micogen Limited Partnership (limited partner), an affiliate of Fluor Corporation; and C-E Midland, Inc. (limited partner), a subsidiary of ABB - Combustion Engineering, Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Linda L. Sims of Midland Cogeneration Venture, 517-839-6714/ CO: Midland Cogeneration Venture ST: Michigan IN: OIL UTI SU:


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