FERC accepts interconnect deal for 101-MW Tuscola Wind III project in Michigan

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Sept. 14 accepted a July 20 filing by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator of a Generator Interconnection Agreement with Tuscola Wind III LLC and interconnecting transmission owner International Transmission Co. d/b/a ITC Transmission for a 101-MW wind project in Tuscola County, Michigan.

MISO has designated this as Project No. J301 in its interconnection queue. This is a 101-MW net wind farm, with all studies performed at or below these outputs. The facility is to be composed of 59 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 J301 Interconnection Substation.

The project’s targeted commercial operations date under the GIA is Nov. 1, 2017.

A project contact is: Tuscola Wind III 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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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.