PJM terminates wholesale deal for Community Energy solar project in N.J.

PJM Interconnection on July 12 notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of the cancellation of a an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement (WMPA) with Community Energy Renewables LLC and interconnecting transmission owner Atlantic City Electric.

Said PJM: “The Community Energy WMPA is being cancelled because Community Energy has decided not to move forward with its interconnection project and will not participate in PJM’s markets.” The WMPA had been signed by the parties in December 2014 and January 2015.

The project was under PJM Queue Position #W4-027 and called the Minotola 2 Solar Facility. The project site is on Vine Road, Buena Vista Twp., Atlantic County, New Jersey. The Maximum Facility Output was 7.9 MW. It was a ground-mounted, inverter-based, solar photovoltaic facility consisting of solar arrays and a 12 kV high side collector system. On or before June 1, 2018, the company needed to demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

A project contact is: Community Energy Renewables LLC, Three Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 300, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087, Attn: Eric Blank, Phone 215-740-8355, interconnection@communityenergyinc.com.

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