FERC accepts interconnect deal for 153-MW California solar project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 4 accepted a December filing by Southern California Edison of a Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with North Rosamond Solar LLC and the California Independent System Operator for a 153-MW project.

Noted the Feb. 4 FERC acceptance letter: “The LGIA specifies the terms and conditions pursuant to which: (1) SoCal Edison and CAISO will provide interconnection service; (2) SoCal Edison will design, procure, construct, own, operate, and maintain the interconnection facilities and network upgrades required to interconnect North Rosamond’s 153 MW solar photovoltaic North Rosamond Solar generating facility to SoCal Edison’s 220 kV bus at the Whirlwind Substation and transmit energy to the CAISO controlled grid; and (3) pursuant to which North Rosamond will pay SoCal Edison for such facilities.” 

The developer proposes a commercial operation date of Dec. 15, 2016, for the project.

A developer contact is: First Solar Development, VP Project Development, Brian Kunz, Brian.Kunz@firstsolar.com, 135 Main Street 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105.

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