Sharyland files interconnect for 300-MW Exelon Wind project in Texas

Sharyland Utilities LP filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas on Oct. 2 a Generation Interconnection Agreement with Exelon Wind LLC for a 300-MW project that is scheduled for commercial operation on Dec. 15, 2016.

This is called the Swisher Wind Energy Project. The Point of lnterconnection is located in Castro County, Texas, at Sharyland’s Ogallala Substation. The project size is up to 300 MW in total at the POI using an unspecified combination of General Electric 100 and 116 wind turbines.

One of the listed project contacts is: Todd Cutler, 300 Exelon Way, Suite 340, Kennett Square, PA 19348, Phone: (610) 765-5602,

This is not the only recent activity for Exelon Wind in Texas. The Sendero Wind Energy LLC affiliate of Exelon Wind said in a Sept. 29 filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas that its 78-MW wind project is due for commercial operation around Dec. 18 of this year. The Sept. 29 filing was a registration as a renewable energy generator. The project is made up of a series of 2-MW General Electric wind turbines located at a site in northern Jim Hogg County.

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