Sharyland revises interconnect deal for 200-MW Silver Canyon Wind Farm

Sharyland Utilities LP on June 8 filed at the Texas Public Utility Commission an Amendment No. 1 to the Generation Interconnection Agreement between it and Horizon Wind Energy Panhandle I LLC.

The underlying agreement had been filed for this project in March 2014. Under the amendment, the project’s scheduled commercial operation date is Oct. 31, 2017. The agreement covers the Silver Canyon Wind Farm, which has a point of interconnection located in Briscoe County, Texas, at Sharyland’s Tule Canyon Substation.

The project has a nominal 200 MW capacity. It consists of five groups of 20 Vestas VCS V110 2-MW turbines.

One section of the new agreement says: “The Parties acknowledge that EDP Renewables North America LLC (‘EDPR NA’), formerly known as Horizon Wind Energy, LLC, and the parent company of Generator, and Sharyland are parties to that certain Developer Agreement entered into as of May 2010 (‘CREZ Developer Agreement’), pursant to which EDPR NA provided ‘Transmission Facility Collateral’.”

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