E.ON affiliate files notice with FERC on Texas wind project

A notice of self-certification of exempt wholesale generator status was filed on April 28 at the Federal Energy Commission by Grandview Wind Farm LLC, developer of a 211-MW project in Texas.

Grandview is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of E.ON Climate & Renewables North America LLC, which is wholly-owned by E.ON US Corp. In turn, E.ON US is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of E.ON SE, a German company.

Grandview is constructing and will own and operate an approximate 211-MW wind facility and certain related generation interconnection facilities located in Carson County, Texas. The facility is expected to commence commercial operations by the end of 2014.

Grandview will own the electric interconnection facilities that consist of generator leads, step-up transformers, substations and/or other related appurtenant equipment to the point of interconnection. The facility will be interconnected with the transmission system owned by Sharyland Utilities LP located within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas region. Grandview will sell electric energy and capacity produced from the facility exclusively at wholesale.

A project contact is: Jim Klempir, E.ON Climate & Renewables North America LLC, 353 N. Clark Street, 30th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654, (312) 245-3010, james.klempir@eon.com.

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