FERC accepts engineering deal for 250-MW Maine wind project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 18 accepted an Oct. 31 filing by Maine Electric Power of a Second Engineering and Procurement Agreement with Number Nine Wind Farm LLC.

Number Nine is planning to construct a 250-MW wind farm in Aroostook County, Maine, and has requested generation interconnection service for the wind farm. In order to advance the implementation of the interconnection, Number Nine has requested under the ISO New England Open Access Transmission Tariff that Maine Electric begin certain engineering and procurement activities. The first phase of these engineering and procurement activities was set forth in an Engineering and Procurement Agreement dated November 2013.

Maine Electric and Number Nine have subsequently agreed to a second phase of engineering and procurement services. The intent of this agreement is to provide detailed engineering and other services to review the proposed interconnection of the Number Nine Wind Farm into the Maine Electric line at Haynesville, Maine.

The project developer contact information is: Number Nine Wind Farm LLC c/o EDP Renewables North America LLC, 808 Travis Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002, Attn: Executive Vice President, Eastern Region.

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