FERC okays market authority for Cameron Ridge II wind farm operator

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Jan. 14 accepted an Oct. 30 application from Cameron Ridge II LLC for market-based rate authority so it can commence sales under a new long-term power purchase agreement.

Cameron Ridge II will be acquiring an 11.9-MW wind facility located in Kern County, California, and the limited and discrete interconnection facilities required to interconnect to the transmission system, which include a 21 kV breaker and 21 kV/66 kV generator step-up transformer rated at 20 MV, through a sale of facilities from its affiliate and direct upstream parent, Cameron Ridge LLC, which currently owns and operates this facility (as well as a separate 47.7-MW wind facility).

The subject wind facility is interconnected to the transmission system owned by Southern California Edison and located in the California Independent System Operator balancing authority area. This is a qualifying facility (QF).

Cameron Ridge LLC is a wholly-owned, direct subsidiary of Terra-Gen Wind Power LLC, which is part of Energy Capital Partners.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.