Two Copper Mountain solar projects to share grid facilities

Copper Mountain Solar 2 LLC (CMS2) on April 7 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Joint Use Agreement relating to shared use of four transmission support structures with its affiliate, Copper Mountain Solar 4 LLC (CMS4).

The parties to the Joint Use Agreement are CMS2, CMS4 and Sempra Global Services (SGS). The Joint Use Agreement governs the terms and conditions under which CMS2 and CMS4 will own, utilize, operate, and maintain their interests the shared Gen-tie Poles.

Each of the parties to the Joint Use Agreement is a wholly- or partially-owned indirect subsidiary of Sempra Energy, which is a publicly-traded public utility holding company based in San Diego, California..

  • CMS2 owns and operates an approximately 155-MW solar facility located in the City of Boulder City, Nevada.
  • CMS4 is developing, and currently expects to construct, own, and operate an approximately 92-MW solar facility located in the city and partially adjacent to the CMS2 Project.

A project contact is: Daniel A. King, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power LLC, 488 8th Ave. HQ12S1, San Diego, CA 92101-3017, (619) 696-4350,

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