Saddleback Ridge Wind seeks EWG status for 34-MW project in Maine

Saddleback Ridge Wind LLC, which is developing a project in Maine, on Sept. 23 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of self-certification of its status as an exempt wholesale generator.

The company is in the business of owning and operating an approximately 34.2-MW wind facility near Carthage, Maine, in the ISO New England region. This is a qualifying small power production facility (QF).

Saddleback said it has executed a Power Purchase Agreement with a number of municipal purchasers in ISO-NE for the entire capacity of the facility. The facility has executed an Interconnection Agreement among ISO-NE, Saddleback and Central Maine Power dated September 2013 and last amended in April 2014.

A project contact listed in the EWG notice is: Lindsay Galbraith, Saddleback Ridge Wind LLC c/o Patriot Renewables LLC, 549 South Street, Quincy, MA 02169, (617) 890-0600, lgalbraith@jaycashman.com.

Saddleback Ridge Wind applied Aug. 26 at FERC for acceptance of its Market-Based Rate Tariff. That filing said that on or about Sept. 15, 2015, an expansion of the facility will be complete and its generating capacity will increase from approximately 8.55 MW to about 34.2 MW.

Saddleback Ridge Wind is owned 50% by Alerion RE LLC and 50% by Cashman Infrastructure LLC.

  • Alerion RE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of H Mountain Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hartz Group Inc. The Hartz Group is a private, single family-owned diversified real estate and investment holding company. The ultimate owners of The Hartz Group are individuals and individual family trusts.
  • Cashman Infrastructure is owned by an individual whose name is not in the public version of the filing.
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