MISO files revised interconnect deal for Pheasant Run wind farm

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator filed on Dec. 31 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an Amended and Restated Generator Interconnection Agreement with Pheasant Run Wind LLC and International Transmission Co. d/b/a ITC Transmission.

MISO has designated this project as Project No. J075 in its interconnection queue. Under this agreement, Pheasant Run will install a 150-MW wind facility in Huron County, Michigan. The wind turbines are a General Electric 1.7 MW model. Effective with this amended and restated GIA, each of the 88 wind units will be equipped with a Wind Control System, which will increase the rating of each unit to 1.79 MW each.

The commercial operation date for this project under the revised GIA was in December 2013.

Contact information for the project company is: Pheasant Run Wind LLC, Attn: Midwest Business Manager, NextEra Energy Resources, 700 Universe Blvd, #FEJ/JB, Juno Beach, FL 33408, Phone: (561) 304-6041, Fax: (561) 304-5161.

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) said June 2 that it has exercised its option to purchase one of the two Pheasant Run wind parks from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. The 75-MW Pheasant Run II wind park in the Thumb area’s Huron County will be renamed the Brookfield Wind Park as a result of the purchase. A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources will continue to own and operate Pheasant Run I, the energy from which will continue to be purchased by DTE Energy. Each 75-MW wind park features 44 1.7-MW GE wind turbines.

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