FERC accepts rate schedule for Maine power line operator

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 18 accepted for filing a rate schedule submitted by Evergreen Gen Lead LLC between its affiliates, Evergreen Wind Power III LLC, Stetson Holdings LLC, Stetson Wind II LLC and Champlain Wind LLC.

Evergreen Gen Lead is directly owned by the members and it owns and operates the EGL Interconnection Line, a 115kV, 38-mile generator lead line and related relay protection equipment that begins at the Stetson Mountain substation in Washington County, Maine, and continues to the Keene Road Substation located in the Town of Chester, Penobscot County, Maine.

The EGL Interconnection Line interconnects the following:

  • a 60-MW wind facility that is located in Penobscot County that is owned and operated by Evergreen Wind Power III;
  • a 57-MW facility that is located in Washington and Penobscot counties, and is owned and operated by Stetson Holdings;
  • a 25.5-MW wind facility that is located near Danforth, Maine, and is owned and operated by Stetson Wind II; and
  • an approximately 48-MW wind facility that is under development by Champlain Wind to be located in Washington and Penobscot counties.
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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.