Verso Bucksport Power LLC filed on Dec. 22 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of self certification as an exempt wholesale generator.
Applicant is indirectly wholly owned by Verso Paper Corp., a publicly held company whose common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VRS”. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Verso is a leading North American producer of coated papers, including coated groundwood and coated freesheet, and specialty products.
Applicant owns, as a tenant-in-common with its affiliate, Verso Bucksport LLC, an undivided 72% interest (133.2 MW) in a 185-MW cogeneration facility located in Bucksport, Maine. The “eligible facilities” are comprised of this project as well as other equipment necessary to interconnect the project to the transmission system operated by ISO New England to make wholesale sales of electricity.
Verso Bucksport filed its own Dec. 22 EWG notice. It owns three generation units totaling 118.4 MW and an undivided 28% interest (51.8 MW) as a tenant-in-common with its affiliate, Verso Bucksport Power, in the approximately 185 MW cogeneration facility located in Bucksport, Maine.
A company contact is: Peter H. Kesser, Verso Paper Corp., 6775 Lenox Center Court, Suite 400, Memphis, TN 38115-4436, (901) 369-4105 (phone), (901) 369-4228 (facsimile), firstname.lastname@example.org.