198-MW Bluestem Wind project in Oklahoma to go commercial in December 2016

Bluestem Wind Energy LLC on Oct. 21 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of self-certification of its status as an exempt wholesale generator related to its 198-MW (summer) wind facility located in Beaver County, Oklahoma.

The facility will be interconnected to the transmission system owned by Oklahoma Gas and Electric and operated by the Southwest Power Pool. Commercial operation is expected to occur in December 2016.

The applicant is authorized to sell energy, capacity, and ancillary services at market-based rates. It will be engaged directly and exclusively in the business of owning and operating the facility and selling electric energy at wholesale, except to the extent that it may engage in certain activities incidental to the sale of electricity.

A project contact is: Vincenzo Franco, Associate General Counsel, Exelon Corp., 111 Market Place, Suite 500, Baltimore, MD 21202, (410) 470-2593, vincenzo.franco@exeloncorp.com.

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