MISO works out grid construction deal for 150-MW Iowa wind project

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator filed on Jan. 16 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an Agreement for Engineering Design, Permitting and Procurement of Material with RPM Access LLC and transmission owner MidAmerican Energy.

“RPM Access plans to own, construct and operate a Generating Facility located in Adams County, Iowa, which will consist of 64 wind turbines rated at approximately 2.4 MW each, with a total output of 150 MW (net) of Energy Resource Interconnection Service and/or Network Resource Interconnection Service (upon completion of all required Network Upgrades and Interconnection Facilities) (‘Generating Facility’), which Generating Facility is currently expected to interconnect with the 161 kV transmission system owned by Transmission Owner (‘Transmission Owner’s System’) and operated pursuant to the Tariff,” said MISO.

The commercial operation targt date for the generating facility is Dec. 15, 2015.

A project contact is: RPM Access LLC, Stephen F. Dryden, 7 Ellefson Dr., PO Box 439, De Soto, Iowa 50069, Telephone: (561) 818-5168, Email: sdryden@rpmaccess.com.

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