FERC accepts wholesale deal for 20-MW Maryland solar project

PJM Interconnection won a Jan. 8 acceptance from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of a Nov. 20 filing of an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement with Mitchell Solar Energy LLC and transmission owner Delmarva Power and Light for a 20-MW solar project.

“PJM is submitting this Agreement for filing because Mitchell intends to engage in wholesale sales in the PJM markets from a generating facility connected to Delmarva’s distribution facilities,” PJM noted in the Nov. 20 filing. The project is under PJM Queue Position #X3-008.

This is called the Dorchester County Solar 1 Project, located in Dorchester County, Maryland. This is to be a 20-MW, ground-mounted, inverter-based photovoltaic facility consisting of solar arrays and a 480/25 kV collector system. Under this agreement, on or before June 1, 2017, Mitchell Solar must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

A company contact is: Mitchell Solar Energy LLC, One South Wacker, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60606, Attn: Juan Hayem, Phone: 312-224-1400, Email: JHayem@invenergyllc.com. That is contact information for power plant developer Invenergy LLC.

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