Kelly IMG Energy works out wholesale deal with PJM for power project

PJM Interconnection on June 19 submitted for filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement (WMPA) for a 6-MW, gas-fired power project in Clarion County, Pa.

The WMPA was entered into among PJM, project developer Kelly IMG Energy LLC and transmission owner West Penn Power. PJM said it is submitting this agreement for filing because Kelly IMG intends to engage in wholesale sales in the PJM markets from a generating facility connected to WPP distribution facilities. PJM requested an effective date of June 12 for this WMPA, which is designated as Original Service Agreement No. No. 35803.

The contact information for Kelly IMG is: Iron Mountain Generation c/o Kelly IMG Energy LLC, 301 Oxford Valley Road, Suite 1603A, Yardley, PA 19067-7706 Attn: Kenneth Gates.

During the term of this WMPA, Kelly IMG shall ensure that it meets various milestones, including:

  • on or before June 1, 2015, it must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units; and
  • on or before March 1, 2014, it must enter into an interconnection agreement with the interconnected transmission owner in order to effectuate the WMPA.

The new Kelly Generation Facility would located in
 Toby Township in 
Clarion County, Pa. The maximum facility output is 6 MW, and the project would consist of two 3.1-MW natural gas turbines.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said in an April 20 notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin that it intended to issue an air plan approval for this project. “Plan Approval No. 16-161A is for the construction of a natural gas-fired electric generating station, to consist of two (2) 4350 bhp natural gas fired generator engines and associated oxidation catalyst control devices,” said the DEP notice.

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