Interconnect deal filed for 124-MW Nebraska wind project

The Southwest Power Pool on April 29 filed at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Generator Interconnection Agreement (GIA) with project developer Hallam Wind LLC and transmission owner Lincoln Electric System (LES) for a 124.2-MW wind project in Nebraska.

The Hallam project will consist of two phases. Phase 1 covers twenty-two Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbine generators and Phase 2 consists of thirty-two Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbine generators. The point of interconnection will be the 115-kV bus of LES’s new GEN-2013-002 Interconnection Substation, a tap on the Sheldon–Folsom & Pleasant Hill 115-kV circuit #2 (LN-1197).

The commercial operation target data for Option A is Dec. 15, 2017, with a date of Dec. 15, 2016, for Option B.

A project contact is: Jeffrey Wagner, Hallam Wind LLC, President, 205 SE Spokane Street, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97202, Phone: 503-236-4900, Facsimile: 503-296-2295,

That contact information, by the way, is for the U.S. affiliate of Germany-based Volkswind GmbH.

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