Sharyland files interconnect for 136-MW Scatec wind project in Texas

Sharyland Utilities LP on Dec. 10 filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas a Generation Interconnection Agreement with Mariah North West LLC for a 136-MW wind project that was due for commercial operation around Nov. 1 of this year.

The project’s point of interconnection to the Sharyland transmission system is in Deaf Smith County, Texas, at the Hereford Substation. It is made up of 80 General Electric 1.7-MW wind turbines.

The project contact information is for Scatec Energy, including James Scott, james.scott@scatecenergy.com.

Scatec says on its website: “Established in 2012, Scatec Energy is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and is a joint venture backed by two veteran renewable energy corporations, Scatec Solar and Havgul Clean Energy, both headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Our venture partners bring a track record of success in renewable utility-scale power projects. The combination of Scatec Solar’s expertise in photovoltaics (PVs) and Havgul Clean Energy’s experience in wind, position Scatec Energy to become the expert leader in utility-scale, hybrid renewables.”

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