PJM files deal covering uprate of Morris Cogen facility in Illinois

PJM Interconnection on Feb. 26 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed interconnection service agreement with Morris Cogeneration LLC and interconnecting transmission owner Commonwealth Edison covering a 20 MW increase in capacity at a facility in Illinois.

The Morgan Cogen ISA facilitates the interconnection of a 20 MW increase over the previous interconnection at the Morris Cogen facility, located in Grundy County, Illinois. The Morris Cogen ISA indicates that the generating unit shall receive an increase of 20 MW of Capacity Interconnection Rights, resulting in a total of 140 MW.

Under this agreement, on or before Sept. 1, 2016, Morris Cogen must demonstrate commercial operation of an increase of 20 MW.

The agreement says the facility consists of three General Electric F6 43.5-MW gas turbines and one 62-MW steam turbine.

A company contact is: Morris Cogeneration LLC, 8805 N. Tabler Road, Morris, IL 60450, Attention: Michael ElDorado.

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