Southern ends interconnect deal for 100-MW Georgia Solar III project

Southern Company Services filed on Aug. 5 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of termination of the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with Infigen Energy US Development LLC, dated May 26, 2015, for the 100-MW Georgia Solar III Project.

In October 2015, SunPower DevCo LLC notified Southern that SunPower had acquired the solar assets of Infigen and had renamed Infigen as Project Sunday Development LLC.

On July 27, SunPower notified Southern that it wished to withdraw its queue position, effectively terminating the Interconnection agreement. The agreement covered interconnecton to the Georgia Power system of a project in Monroe County, Ga.,consisting of a solar photovoltaic, inverter-based generator array, with a nominal net capacity of 100 MW at the Point of Interconnection. 

Said the notice to Southern from SunPower: “This is to notify Southern Company of SunPower’s intention to cancel the interconnection queue position IC-340 (Georgia Sun III). SunPower is actively pursuing alternative projects in Georgia in the Southern Company footprint.”

The notice is from: Anuj Dixit P.E., Manager, Transmission and Interconnection, 2900 Esperenza Crossing, 2nd Floor, Austin, TX 78758, office 512.735.0186, mobile 512.909.7831, anuj.dixit@sunpowercorp.com.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.