MISO files interconnect deal for Border Winds project

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) on July 24 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Generator Interconnection Agreement with Border Winds Energy LLC and transmission owner Northern States Power.

MISO has designated this 150-MW project as Project No. J290 in its interconnection queue. The subject wind facility, located in North Dakota, is rated at 150 MW gross and 150 MW net delivered to transmission owner’s system, with all interconnection studies performed at or below these outputs.

The Border Winds facility is to be composed of 11 Vestas V100–2.0MW VCSS, Mark 7 Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) and 64 Vestas V100–2.0MW VCSS, Mark 10 WTGs, nominally rated at 2 MW each.

The project has an in-service date of July 3, 2015.

The contact address is: Border Winds Energy LLC, 11101 W 120th Ave, Suite 400, Broomfield, CO 80021.

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