PSEG’s 30-MW San Isabel Solar project in Colorado due for test start in September

San Isabel Solar LLC on June 14 requested that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accept for filing a proposed market-based rate tariff and authorize San Isabel to sell energy, capacity, and certain ancillary services at market-based rates.

San Isabel is a direct subsidiary of PSEG Solar Colorado LLC, which is a direct subsidiary of PSEG Solar Source LLC, which is part of New Jersey-based Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG).

San Isabel is building and will own and operate a 30-MW (ac) photovoltaic solar facility in Las Animas County, Colorado. The San Isabel facility will be interconnected to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association by way of a 115-kV transmission cable.

The commercial operation date for the San Isabel facility is Nov. 25, 2016. San Isabel anticipates generating test power beginning Sept. 1, 2016. All of the energy and ancillary services are firm and committed to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association pursuant to a Power Purchase Agreement dated Aug. 15, 2015.

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