Exempt generator notices filed for 200-MW Recurrent Energy solar project in Calif.

Two project affiliates of Recurrent Energy LLC on Aug. 11 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission notices of self-certification as exempt wholesale generators related to two parts of a total 200-MW solar project in California that are due for operation in 2016 and 2017.

RE Garland LLC filed with respect to its ownership and operation of a 180-MW phase of a project located in Kern County, California, which is within the California Independent System Operator balancing authority area. The facility is due to commence commercial operation by April 1, 2017. It will be interconnected to the transmission system owned by Southern California Edison (SCE). Commencing April 1, 2017, all of the output from the facility will be sold exclusively at wholesale under a 15-year power purchase agreement with SCE.

RE Garland is owned through intermediary companies by Recurrent Energy, whose membership interests are, in turn, wholly owned by Canadian Solar Energy Acquisition Co., which in turn is owned by Canadian Solar Inc., which is registered in Ontario, Canada. Recurrent’s principal place of business is in San Francisco, California.

RE Garland A LLC also filed an EWG notice for its 20-MW phase of this project. RE Garland A anticipates that its facility will commence commercial operation by Dec. 1, 2016. Commencing that day, all of the output from the facility will be sold exclusively at wholesale pursuant to a 20-year power purchase agreement with SCE. RE Garland A has a similar ownership structure to that of RE Garland.

A company contact in both cases is: Mitchell Randall, General Counsel, Recurrent Energy LLC, 300 California Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104, Phone: (415) 675-1500, legal@recurrentenergy.com.

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