39.9-MW Ringer Hill Wind project due for operation in late 2016

Ringer Hill Wind LLC on June 3 petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for authorization to sell energy, capacity and certain ancillary services under a market-based rate tariff.

Ringer Hill is constructing and will own and operate a 39.9 MW (nameplate) wind facility and certain related generation interconnection facilities located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Ringer Hill is an exempt wholesale generator.

The facility is expected to commence commercial operations in late 2016. It will be comprised of 14 wind turbine generators and associated facilities, including facilities necessary to interconnect to the transmission system owned by Pennsylvania Electric and operated by PJM Interconnection.

Ringer Hill is a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of NJR Clean Energy Ventures II Corp., which is a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of NJR Clean Energy Ventures Corp., which is part of New Jersey Resources Corp., a publicly traded Fortune 1000 company that provides, through subsidiary or affiliate companies, safe and reliable natural gas and clean energy services, including transportation, distribution and asset management, throughout North America.

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