Southern California Edison files agreements for 20-MW solar project

Southern California Edison (SCE) on Sept. 5 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Generator Interconnection Agreement (GIA) and a Service Agreement for Wholesale Distribution Service for a 20-MW solar project in California.

The agreements are between SCE and AP North Lake Solar LP. AP North Lake Solar had submitted an application to SCE to interconnect a 20-MW solar photovoltaic facility named the Axio North Lake I Project, located in Hemet, Calif., to SCE’s Resort 33-kV line out of the Nelson Substation and transmit energy to the California Independent System Operator-controlled grid. The company proposed a commercial operation date of March 31, 2015, for the project.

The Service Agreement sets forth SCE’s agreement to provide Distribution Service for 20 MW of power produced by the project to the CAISO grid at the 500-kV bus of SCE’s Valley Substation. The Service Agreement provides that service will commence on the later of: Feb. 28, 2015; or the date on which construction of any Direct Assignment Facilities and/or Distribution System Upgrades are completed and all additional requirements are met; or such other date permitted to become effective by the commission.

AP North Lake Solar is a subsidiary of Axio Power Holdings LLC, which is a subsidiary of Constellation Energy Resources LLC. The contact for AP North Lake Solar is Timothy Derrick, President and General Manager, North America. He is also listed in the service deal as Tim Derrick,
 General Manager, SunEdison North America, 600 Clipper Drive
, Belmont, CA 94002, 
Telephone (650) 453-5703.

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