Cogentrix targets Indiana: Cogentrix is investigating a Lawrence County, Ind., area as a site for a 500 MW to 800 MW, gas-fired power plant. The facility is expected to provide peaking or baseload service, depending on market conditions being determined by studies Cogentrix is now carrying out. Decision on size and technical configuration is expected in mid-2000. The Lawrence County area is targeted for its gas pipeline and transmission line access. The company optioned a parcel of land near Bedford, Ind., and filed a petition for the project to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Construction would begin in late 2000 with startup in late 2002.