95-MW CED Alamo 5 solar project due for commercial ops in February 2016

CED Alamo 5 LLC, which is developing a 95-MW (ac) solar project in Texas, on Sept. 29 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of self-certification as an exempt wholesale generator.

The company will construct, own, and operate a 118.85-MW (dc)/95-MW (ac) solar facility located in Uvalde, Texas. The facility will be comprised of approximately 378,000 photovoltaic solar generating panels and other equipment necessary to interconnect it to the transmission grid. The facility will be interconnected with the transmission system owned and operated by South Texas Electric Cooperative.

Commercial operation of the facility is expected to commence in February 2016. In addition to the generation of electric energy for sale at wholesale, applicant also may be engaged in activities that are incidental to the sale of electric energy at wholesale, including but not limited to the sale of ancillary services, the sale of renewable energy credits (REC) associated with the electricity produced by the facility, and other activities incidental to the sale of electric energy at wholesale.

A company contact is: James J. Dixon, Vice President, Legal & Compliance Services, Consolidated Edison Development Inc./Consolidated Edison Energy Inc., 100 Summit Lake Drive, Suite 410, Valhalla, NY 10595, Tel.: 914-286-7085, dixonj@conedenergy.com.

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