New interconnect filed for uprated FPL Marcus Hook plant

PJM Interconnection filed with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on July 14 an executed interconnection service agreement among PJM, FPL Energy Marcus Hook LP and transmission owner PECO Energy for an uprated power plant.

The new FPL Energy ISA facilitates the interconnection to the PJM transmission system of an additional 12 MW at the Phillips Island CT1, CT2, CT3 and ST4 Generation Facility located in Marcus Hook, Pa. The FPL Energy ISA indicates that the Maximum Facility Output shall now be 852 MW. FPL Energy will have capacity interconnection rights (CIRs) in the amount of 795 MW, which includes 760 MW of CIRS that FPL Energy had prior to the interconnection request associated with the FPL Energy ISA and 35 MW associated with such interconnection request resulting in the FPL Energy ISA.

The agreement covers three combustion turbine generators and one steam turbine generator in combined cycle configuration. The ISA notes: “The GE 7FA Advanced Gas Path upgrades to be implemented on the three combustion turbine generators.”

A company contact is: FPL Energy Marcus Hook LP, 700 Universe Boulevard, Juno Beach, FL 33408-2683, Attn: Brian Tobin, Vice President – Business Management.

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