PJM Interconnection on Dec. 21 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement with American Electric Power Service Corp., as agent for Indiana Michigan Power as both the developer of and interconnecting transmission owner for a small solar project.
“PJM is submitting this Agreement for filing because the Wholesale Market Participant intends to engage in wholesale sales in the PJM markets from a generating facility connected to Transmission Owner’s distribution facilities,” said PJM.
The agreement covers the Deer Creek East Solar Generating Facility, to be located at 4566 S. Lincoln Blvd., Marion, Ind. The Maximum Facility Output will be 2.5 MW. This is to be a ground-mounted, inverter-based, solar photovoltaic facility consisting of solar arrays and a 12 kV high side transformer.
On or before March 1, 2016, Indiana Michigan Power under this agreement must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.
AEPSC and Indiana Michigan Power are both subsidiaries of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP).