FERC accepts interconnect for 150-MW RES Americas wind project in Michigan

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Aug. 13 accepted a June 18 filing by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator of a Generator Interconnection Agreement with Deerfield Wind Energy LLC and transmission owner International Transmission Co. d/b/a ITC Transmission for a 150-MW wind project in Michigan.

This generating facility will be located in Huron County, Michigan, and will interconnect at ITC’s Rapson 120-kV Substation. The collector substation for the project will be located approximately eight miles from the Rapson 120-kV Substation. The maximum net megawatt electrical output of the proposed facility will be 150 MW as measured at the Point of Interconnection.

The targeted commercial operation date for the project under the agreement is Nov. 25, 2016.

A contact listed in the GIA is: Deerfield Wind Energy LLC, Attn: General Counsel, 11101 W 120th Ave., Suite 400, Broomfield, CO, 80021, phone 303-439-4200, Marcia.Emmons@res-americas.com.

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) had announced on Jan. 9 that a subsidiary had entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative Inc. for 114 MW of wind energy and associated renewable energy credits in the Thumb area of lower Michigan. The wind power will be sourced from the Deerfield project.

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