FERC accepts interconnect deals for two Duke solar projects in North Carolina

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 10 accepted a Dec. 18 filing by PJM Interconnection of two executed Interim Interconnection Service Agreements with Colonial Eagle Solar LLC for two North Carolina projects.

The first Interim ISA is among PJM, Colonial Eagle Solar and transmission owner Virginia Electric and Power( VEPCO), and is called the Kelford Solar Interim ISA. The second Interim ISA is also among PJM, Colonial Eagle Solar and VEPCO, and is called the Whitakers Solar Interim ISA. VEPCO, by the way, does business in this state as Dominion North Carolina Power.

  • The Kelford Solar Interim ISA (queue #Z2-043) facilitates the interconnection of 20 MW of maximum facility output of the Kelford Solar Park, located at NC Hwy 308 and Cherry Farm Road at Kelford, N.C. Under this deal, VEPCO must complete interconnection work by Oct. 15, 2015.
  • The Whitakers Solar Interim ISA (queue #Z2-044) facilitates the interconnection of 12 MW of maximum facility output of the Whitakers Solar Park, located on Watson Seed Farm Road in Whitakers, N.C. VEPCO’s deadline to complete its interconnection work for this project is also Oct. 15, 2015.

A project developer contact is: Colonial Eagle Solar LLC c/o Duke Energy Renewables, 139 E Fourth St., Maildrop 300A, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Attn: Brian Stallman, Vice President.

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