LCRA files interconnect for 180-MW SP-TexasSun2 solar project

A Standard Generation Interconnection Agreement between LCRA Transmission Services Corp. and SP-TexasSun2 LLC was filed on Dec. 8 at the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

The project’s Point of Interconnection will be at the end of LCRA’s new radial 138-kV line. Initially, this Point of Interconnection will be energized from a new temporary tap of LCRA’s 138-kV transmission line T452 located in Upton County, Texas. This temporary tap will ultimately be replaced by the new LCRA TSC Castillo Substation.

This is a solar generation facility with a nominal plant rating of approximately 180 MW of AC power (with a maximum rating of 183.3 MW) at the Point of Interconnection. It will be made up of 110 TMEIC Solar Ware Samurai solar inverters rated at 1.667 MW (1.83 MVA) each.

The project’s scheduled commercial operation date is Dec. 1, 2016.

Contact information in the SGIA is: SP-TexasSun2 LLC, Attn: Dennis Brennan, Operations Manager, 100 Summit Lake Drive, Suite 410, Valhalla, NY 10595, Operational/Confirmation Fax: (914) 993-2121, 24 Hour Telephone: (914) 365-0977, Brennand@coneddev.com.

That is contact information for Con Edison Development, which says about itself on its website: “Con Edison Development develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects. The company is an unregulated subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), the nation’s oldest and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies.”

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