Sharyland works out interconnect deal for 232-MW Texas wind project

A Generation Interconnection Agreement between Sharyland Utilities LP and Mariah del Norte LLC for a 232-MW wind project was filed on Feb. 18 with the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Under the agreement, the scheduled commercial operation date is Nov. 1, 2015. The point of interconnection is located in Deaf Smith County, Texas, at Sharyland’s Hereford Substation. The 232-MW project is made up of 125 General Electric 1.85-MW wind turbines.

A project contact is: Michael Rucker, 1877 Broadway, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80302, Phone (303) 562-5263, mrucker@brightmanenergy.com. Another is: Monty Humble, 100 Congress Avenue, Suite 2000, Austin, Texas 78701, Phone (469) 855-7746, mhumble@brightmanenergy.com.

Said the company’s website: “Brightman Energy is a North American renewable energy development company based in Austin, Texas and Boulder, Colorado focused on utility scale solar photovoltaic and wind development and acquisition. Brightman’s team has developed and delivered more than 2,500 MW of operational wind and photovoltaic projects and brought together more than 100 years of energy industry finance, development, technology and policy expertise. Brightman combines some of the best experience in the renewable energy development market with an innovative, timely, capital efficient, and integrative approach in order to deliver its renewable energy development platform.”

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.