The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) on July 16 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Generator Interconnection Agreement among it, Pleasant Valley Wind LLC and transmission owner Great River Energy.
Pleasant Valley Wind will install a wind farm that is capable of delivering up to 200 MW (net) to the transmission system. All studies were performed at or below the net output of 200 MW. The queue #J278 wind turbines will be located in Mower and Dodge counties, Minn. The wind turbines will be 100 Vestas V100-2.0MW VCSS turbines. The hundred turbines included in this project consist of fourteen Mark 7 turbines and eighty six Mark 10 turbines.
The generating facility will interconnect via an estimated 5-mile-long, 161-kV radial line to Great River Energy’s existing Pleasant Valley Substation located at 68435 310th Street in Dexter in Mower County, Minn.
The targeted commercial operation date is Oct. 15, 2015.
Contact information for the developer is: Pleasant Valley Wind LLC, Marcia Emmons, phone 303-439-4200, fax 303-439-4299, Email: Marcia.Emmons@res-americas.com.