PJM files interconnect for CERSM’s 20-MW Hessong Bridge solar project in Md.

PJM Interconnection on Aug. 16 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed interconnection service agreement with CERSM LLC, the developer of a 20-MW solar project, and interconnecting transmission owner Potomac Edison.

The CERSM ISA facilitates the interconnection to the PJM system of a 20 MW (Maximum Facility Output) at the Hessong Bridge Solar Facility located about four miles south of the Catoctin substation, on the west side of the Hessong Bridge Road, in Frederick County, Maryland.

The ISA indicates that CERSM shall have 10.9 MW of Capacity Interconnection Rights commencing June 1, 2019, at the Point(s) of Interconnection specified in this ISA. CERSM may also be awarded interim Capacity Interconnection Rights.

The project is under PJM Queue Position #AA2-145. It will be a ground-mounted, Inverter-based solar photovoltaic generator. On or before Sept. 15, 2017, CERSM must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

A project contact is: Eric Blank, Manager, CERSM Solar LLC, Three Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 300, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087.

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