Southern California Edison files LGIA revision for 175-MW solar project

Southern California Edison on June 3 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an amended Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with RE Astoria LLC, RE Astoria 2 LLC and the California Independent System Operator.

The LGIA provides the terms and conditions pursuant to which Southern California Edison and the CAISO will provide interconnection service for the 175-MW solar photovoltaic RE Astoria Project, located in Kern County, California. The proposed project interconnects to Southern California Edison’s Whirlwind Substation at the 220 kV bus.

The original LGIA was accepted for filing by FERC in May 2014. On Feb. 10, 2016, Southern California Edison submitted an amendment to the LGIA (“Third Amended LGIA”) to reflect shared interconnection facilities. The Third Amended LGIA was accepted for filing by FERC on March 24. This latest change filed June 3 alters some rates under the agreement.

The LGIA has a targeted commercial operation date for the project of Aug. 31, 2016.

A project contact is: RE Astoria LLC and RE Astoria 2 LLC/RE Desert Star Interconnection Manager LLC, Director Asset Management, Andrew Griffiths,

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