Interconnect filed for 197-MW Bearkat Wind Energy I project in Texas

Filed Sept. 15 at the Public Utility Commission of Texas was a Generation Interconnection Agreement between Wind Energy Transmission Texas LLC and Bearkat Wind Energy I LLC for a wind project in Glasscock County.

The project’s Point of Interconnection to the grid will be at the Bearkat Substation, located in Glasscock County. The delivery voltage is 345 kV. The project consists of 57 units rated at 3.45 MW each, for a total not to exceed 196.65 MW. These will be the Vestas V126-3.45 Wind Turbine Generator.

The scheduled commercial operation date under the GIA is Sept. 15, 2017.

Listed project contact information is: Bearkat Wind Energy I LLC c/o Tri Global Energy LLC, Attn: Tom Carbone, 17300 Dallas Parkway, Suite 2020, Dallas, Texas 75248, telephone (972) 290-0825,

That is contact information for Tri Global Energy, which says about itself on its website: “Tri Global Energy is a leading renewable energy developer drawing on the natural, renewable resources of the wind and the sun to successfully address the growing demand for clean and sustainable energy. Tri Global Energy is the leading utility-scale developer responsible for nearly one quarter of all wind energy projects currently under construction in Texas, the nation’s leader in wind capacity. Recently, Tri Global Energy has emerged as a solar energy developer and provider, increasing our company’s renewable energy capacity.”

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