PJM works out interconnect deals for EDF battery storage project in Illinois

PJM Interconnection on July 5 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Interconnection Construction Service Agreement (CSA) with battery project developer EDF Renewable Development Inc. and interconnecting transmission owner Commonwealth Edison.

The EDF Renewable CSA facilitates the interconnection to the PJM system of the Kensington Avenue Battery Storage facility located in Kankakee County, Illinois. The parties to the EDF Renewable CSA also entered into an Interim Interconnection Service Agreement (ISA) effective May 31, 2016.

The project is under PJM queue positions #AA1-116 and #AA1-117. Each of the two queue positions represents 20 MW of battery storage capacity. The interconnecting substation is named TSS 199 Kensington Ave. 

A project contact is: EDF Renewable Development Inc. c/o EDF Renewable Energy, Attn: Sylvia Gibson, Generation Manager, 15445 Innovation Drive, San Diego, CA 92128.

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