PJM terminates wholesale agreement for 7-MW N.J. solar project

PJM Interconnection on Nov. 6 notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of the cancellation of a Wholesale Market Participant Agreement (WMPA) for a 7-MW solar project in New Jersey.

The agreement had been entered into among PJM, North American Solar Corp. and Public Service Electric & Gas, and filed with FERC in 2012. “The North American WMPA is being cancelled because North American failed to cure its breach of the milestones in the North American WMPA, resulting in North American being in default of the North American WMPA,” said PJM.

The agreement had said the facility needed to commercially operational by Nov. 1, 2012.

The facility would be located at 46 Gilbert Road, Springfield Township, Burlington County, N.J. It is a solar project consisting of seven 1-MW Satcon Power Gate Plus inverters.

The contact information for the developer is: North American Solar Corp., 182 Whitman Avenue, 
Edison, NJ 08817
, Attn: Shuping Cong.

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