PJM files wholesale deals for three PSEG solar projects in New Jersey

PJM Interconnection on May 12 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission three executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreements with Public Service Electric and Gas as both the power project developer and the interconnecting transmission owner for three small solar projects. 

The projects are:

  • The West Caldwell WMPA facilitates the generator’s participation in PJM’s organized wholesale markets via wholesale sales from the West Caldwell, 2-MW solar facility located in Caldwell, New Jersey. The West Caldwell WMPA indicates that PSEG shall have Capacity Interconnection Rights in the amount of 0.3 MW commencing on June 1, 2019. It further provides for Capacity Interconnection Rights on an interim basis during the time period from April 12, 2016 to May 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed 0.3 MW. On or before Dec. 1, 2016, PSEG must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units. This is under PJM Queue Position #AB1-021. The site address is 19 Pine Tree Place, Caldwell, NJ, 07006.
  • The Cooper WMPA facilitates the generator’s participation in PJM’s organized wholesale markets via wholesale sales from the Cooper, 0.4-MW solar facility located in Camden, New Jersey. On or before Dec. 1, 2016, PSEG must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units. This is under PJM Queue Position #AB1-063). The project address is Three Cooper Plaza, Camden NJ, 08103.
  • The Nixon Lane WMPA facilitates the generator’s participation in PJM’s organized wholesale markets via wholesale sales from the Nixon Lane, 6.6-MW solar facility located in Edison, New Jersey. The Nixon Lane WMPA indicates that PSEG shall have Capacity Interconnection Rights in the amount of 2.5 MW commencing on June 1, 2019. It further provides for Capacity Interconnection Rights on an interim basis during the time period from April 12, 2016, to May 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed 2.5 MW. On or before Dec. 1, 2016, PSEG must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units. The project is under PJM Queue Position #AB1-139.
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