FERC accepts interconnect deal for 800-MW Virginia project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Aug. 12 accepted a July 2 filing by PJM Interconnection of an executed, nonconforming interconnection construction service agreement (ICSA) for an 800-MW power project in Virginia.

The agreement is among PJM, Green Energy Partners/Stonewall LLC and transmission owner Virginia Electric and Power. It facilitates the interconnection to the PJM transmission system of an 800-MW combined cycle facility located at Grant Lane and Cochran Mill Road at Leesburg in Loudoun County.

The non-standard terms in Schedule M of the ICSA deal with the time frame that Green Energy will have with respect to procuring equipment, as well as the requirements to design, construct and/or install, for the interconnection facilities and/or upgrades that Green Energy seeks to build that will satisfy the obligations of Appendix 2 of the Green Energy ICSA.

The target under this deal for initial test power injection from the project is Feb. 1, 2017.

The project contact is: Green Energy Partners/Stonewall LLC, 4100 Spring Valley, Suite 1001, Dallas, TX 75244, Attn: Ross Metersky.

The Virginia State Corporation Commission on May 13 approved a request by Green Energy Partners/Stonewall for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on this project. The project is affiliated with Panda Power Funds.

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