FTP Power solar projects in California due for operation soon

Summer Solar LLC on June 9 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Large Generator Interconnection Agreement Co-Tenancy Agreement dated May 24 covering several adjoining solar projects in California.

This agreement is between Summer Solar, Antelope Big Sky Ranch LLC, Antelope DSR 1 LLC, Antelope DSR 2 LLC, Antelope DSR 3 LLC, Bayshore Solar A LLC, Bayshore Solar B LLC, Bayshore Solar C LLC, Elevation Solar C LLC, Solverde 1 LLC and Western Antelope Blue Sky Ranch B LLC (WABSRB), plus Sustainable Power Services LLC as the Manager.

In light of the commissioning schedule for several of the Co-Tenants utilizing the Co-Tenancy Agreement, Summer requested expedited consideration of this filing. It asked for a shortened 21-day comment period and an order accepting the agreement no later than July 15.

Each of the Co-Tenants and Manager is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FTP Power LLC.

  • Summer Solar will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, California. Summer has filed notices with the commission of the Summer Project’s status as a qualifying facility (QF) and as an exempt wholesale generator (EWG). The Summer Project is expected to be in commercial operation by the summer of 2016.
  • Antelope Big Sky Ranch is developing a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) also located in Los Angeles County and in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Antelope Big Sky Ranch has filed notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. The Antelope Big Sky Ranch Project is scheduled to be placed in service in summer 2016.
  • Antelope DSR 1 will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 50 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Antelope DSR 1 plans to file notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Antelope DSR 1 also plans to apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Antelope DSR 2 will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 5 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Antelope DSR 2 filed notices with the commission of the Antelope DSR 2 Project’s status as a QF and plans to file as an EWG.
  • Antelope DSR 3 will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 30 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Antelope DSR 3 plans to file notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Antelope DSR 3 will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Bayshore Solar A will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Bayshore Solar A plans to file notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Bayshore Solar A will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Bayshore Solar B will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Bayshore Solar B plans to file notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Bayshore Solar B will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Bayshore Solar C will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, near the Summer Project. Bayshore Solar C plans to file notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Bayshore Solar C will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Elevation Solar C will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 40 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, near the Summer Project. Elevation Solar C has filed notices with the commission of its status as a QF and as an EWG. Elevation Solar C will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • Solverde 1 will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 85 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. Solverde 1 plans to file notice with the commission of its status as an EWG and will apply to the commission for market-based rate authority.
  • WABSRB will own and operate a solar PV project with a nameplate capacity rating of 20 MW (ac) located in Los Angeles County, in the vicinity of the Summer Project. WABSRB has filed notices with the commission of its status as a QF and plans to file as an EWG. WABSRB will also apply to the commission for market-based rate authority. 

A company contact is: Sean McBride, General Counsel, Sustainable Power Group LLC, 2180 South 1300 East, Suite 600, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, Telephone: (801) 679-3500, smcbride@spower.com.

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