Sustainable Power Group units file EWG notices for nearly-completed solar projects

Two affiliates of Sustainable Power Group LLC with solar projects in California filed notices with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on May 1 of their self-certification as exempt wholesale generators.

  • 67RK 8me LLC owns and will operate a 16.7 MW (ac) solar photovoltaic (PV) project under development in Kern County, California. The facility will be interconnected to Pacific Gas & Electric’s Lamont Substation within the California ISO balancing authority area. It has an executed power purchase agreement with Southern California Edison for all of the facility’s output. The facility is expected to begin generating test energy in Summer 2015.
  • 65HK 8me LLC owns and will operate a 27 MW (ac) solar PV project under development in Kern County, California. It will be interconnected to Pacific Gas & Electric’s Lamont Substation within the California ISO balancing authority area. It has an executed power purchase agreement with the City of Palo Alto for all of the facility’s output. The facility is expected to begin generating test energy in Summer 2015.

Both companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of 8minuteenergy Saferay Holdings 1 LLC, which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sustainable Power Group, which itself is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FTP Power LLC.

A company contact is: Sean McBride, 
General Counsel
, Sustainable Power Group, 
2180 South 1300 East, Suite 600, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, Telephone: (801) 679-3500, Fax: (801) 679-3501
, smcbride@spower.com.

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