PJM works out wholesale deals for Indiana landfill projects

PJM Interconnection on July 30 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement for a 4.8-MW landfill gas-fired project in Indiana.

The agreement was entered into among PJM, the Wabash Valley Power Association and transmission owner Indiana Michigan Power. It covers the planned Earthmovers Landfill LLC facility, to be located 26488 County Road 26 at Elkhart, Ind.

The project would have a maximum facility output of 4.8 MW, and would consist of six 0.8-MW Caterpillar 3516 engines. Under the agreement, on or before June 15, 2015, the association must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units. The facility is to be connected to the distribution system on the Countryside-Homestead 12.47-kV circuit.

The project contact information is: Wabash Valley Power Association, 722 North High School Road, P.O. Box 24700, Indianapolis, IN 46224, Attn: Kari Wetter.

PJM also filed on July 30 at FERC a wholesale agreement with Wabash Valley on the Jay County Landfill LLC project, located at 5825 W 400 S, Portland, Ind. This project would have a maximum facility output of 3.2 MW. It would consist of four 0.8-MW Caterpillar 3516 engines and would also interconnect into the Indiana Michigan Power system. On or before June 1, 2015, Wabash Valley must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

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