PJM files interconnect deal for 16-MW CERSM solar project in Maryland

PJM Interconnection on Sept. 6 filed with FERC an executed Interconnection Service Agreement with solar project developer CERSM LLC and interconnecting transmission owner Potomac Edison under PJM Queue #AA2-159.

The CERSM ISA facilitates the interconnection to the PJM system of the Route 632 Washington Solar Facility, which is to be located in Washington County, Md. It would have a Maximum Facility Output of 16 MW.

The project site is located approximately 0.75 miles south of the General Office substation, on the west side of Route 632, in Washington County. This is a ground-mounted, Inverter-based solar PV generator.

On or before Sept. 15, 2017, CERSM must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

Notable is that PJM on Aug. 16 filed with FERC another interconnection service agreement with CERSM LLC and Potomac Edison. That 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 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.

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