NextEra works out interconnect with Southern California Ed for 60-MW solar project

Southern California Edison on Feb. 17 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with NextEra Energy Resources LLC and the California Independent System Operator for a 60-MW solar project.

NextEra plans to interconnect its proposed 60-MW solar photovoltaic facility to be located in Lucerne Valley in San Bernardino County, California, to the SCE system. It is called the Ord Mountain Project, and would interconnect to the 220-kV bus at SCE’s new Calcite 220-kV Substation and transmit energy to the CAISO-controlled grid.

The proposed commercial operation date for the Ord Mountain Project is Dec. 1, 2020. 

A project contact is: NextEra Energy Resources LLC, Bill Narvaez, Director Transmission Business Management, 700 Universe Blvd., Juno Beach, FL 33408,

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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.