PJM files wholesale deal for 10-MW solar project in New Jersey

PJM Interconnection on Dec. 19 filed at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement (WMPA) for a 10-MW solar photovoltaic project in New Jersey.

The Nov. 21 agreement is among PJM, Upper Pittsgrove Solar 2 LLC and transmission owner Atlantic City Electric. PJM is submitting this agreement for filing because Upper Pittsgrove Solar 2 intends to engage in wholesale sales in the PJM markets from a generating facility connected to the Atlantic City Electric distribution facilities.

This is called the Upper Pittsgrove Project, to located at
 Daretown Road and Bridgeton Road in Upper Pittsgrove Township,
 Salem County, N.J. This 10-MW project would consist of a ground-mounted, inverter-based, solar photovoltaic generating facility consisting of solar arrays and a 480/12kV collector system.

Under the agreement, the developer has to demonstrate commercial operation of all units by Oct. 1, 2015.

The developer contact is: Upper Pittsgrove Solar 2 LLC, 4525 Atlantic-Brigantine Blvd., Brigantine, N.J. 08203 Attn: Robert Demos, President.

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