New York ISO fields a number of queue requests for new power projects

A 1,000-MW, gas-fired project of North Bergen Liberty Energy Center LLC was one of the projects that entered the New York ISO interconnection queue in the last half of 2015.

The New York ISO posted to its website on Jan. 11 a Dec. 18 annual report it filed with FERC that lists in different sections power plants that have retired-mothballed and new power plants in the queue. For the purposes of brevity, here is a list of projects that entered the queue in the last half of 2015:

  • PPL Electric Utilities’ Project Compass, entered queue 10/27/15, transmission, Rockland County, on Lackawanna–Ramapo 345-kV system of Consolidated Edison, estimated commercial operation in December 2023
  • Erie Boulevard Hydropower LP, Glens Falls Hydro project, entered queue 7/2/15, 14.8 MW (SP), Washington County, interconnect at Henry St.–Glens Falls 34.5-kV of National Grid, proposed commercial operation date in November 2016;
  • Blue Circle DG LLC, Blue Circle, entered queue 7/17/15, 18.2 MW (SP), fuel cell, Greene County, interconnect at Blue Circle Substation of National Grid, proposed commercial operation date in December 2016;
  • Bayonne Energy Center, Bayonne Energy Center II, entered queue 8/3/15, 120.4 MW (SP), combustion turbine (dual fuel), Bayonne, N.J., interconnect at Gowanus substation 345-kV of ConEd, proposed commercial operation date in December 2017;
  • AG Energy LP, Ogdensburg, entered queue 9/4/15, 79 MW (SP), combustion turbine (natural gas), St. Lawrence County, interconnect at E North Ogdensburg Substation of National Grid, estimated commercial operation in May 2016;
  • Northbrook Lyons Falls, Lyons Fills Mill Hydro, entered queue 9/11/15, 14.1 MW (SP), Lewis County, interconnect at E Franklin Street Substation of National Grid, estimated commercial operation date in March 2018;
  • Stony Creek Energy LLC, Orangeville, entered queue 9/21/15, 20 MW (SP), energy storage, Wyoming County, interconnect on Stony Creek 230-kV system of New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), estimated commercial operation date in August 2016;
  • RES Americas Developments Inc., Empire Wind, entered queue 10/1/15, 120 MW (SP), Rensselaer County, interconnect at Stephentown–Greenbush 115-kV system of National Grid, estimated commercial operation in October 2019;
  • North Bergen Liberty Energy Center LLC, Liberty Generation project, entered queue 10/7/15, 1,000 MW (SP), combined cycle (natural gas), New York, interconnect on W49th St 345-kV system of ConEd, estimated commercial operation in June 2019;
  • East Coast Power LLC, Linden Cogen Uprate, entered queue 10/12/15, 230 MW (SP), combustion turbine (natural gas), Linden, N.J., interconnect at Linden Cogen 345-kV system of ConEd, estimated commercial operation in the second quarter of 2019;
  • National Grid, Western NY Reactors & Capacitors, entered queue 10/14/15, Niagara County, interconnect on Packard–Huntley 230-kV system of National Grid, estimated commercial operation June 2016;
  • Invenergy Wind Development LLC, Canisteo Wind project, entered queue 11/2/15, 290.7 MW (SP), Steuben County, interconnect on Bennett 115-kV system of NYSEG, expected commercial operation date in December 2019
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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.