NextEra’s 301-MW Huron Wind project in Michigan due for late-2017 start

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator on July 20 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a Generator Interconnection Agreement with Huron Wind LLC and interconnecting transmission owner International Transmission Co. d/b/a ITC Transmission for a 301-MW project in southeast Michigan.

MISO has designated this as Project No. J308 in its interconnection queue.

This wind facility is rated at 301 MW net, with all studies performed at or below these outputs. It is to be composed of one hundred seventy seven (177) General Electric 1.7-MW wind turbine units. The Point of Interconnection will be at the point where the lead line from the generating facility lands on the 345-kV bus at the new ITC J308 Interconnection Substation.

The project’s targeted commercial operations date is Dec. 15, 2017.

A project contact is: Huron Wind LLC c/o NextEra Energy Resources LLC, Attention: Business Management, 700 Universe Boulevard, Juno Beach, FL 33408, Telephone: 561-304-5641.

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