PJM files wholesale deal for 7-MW Howell Solar project in New Jersey

PJM Interconnection on Oct. 12 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Wholesale Market Participation Agreement with Howell Solar LLC and interconnecting transmission owner Jersey Central Power & Light for a 7-MW project in New Jersey.

“PJM is submitting this Agreement for filing because the Wholesale Market Participant intends to engage in wholesale sales in the PJM markets from a generating facility connected to the Transmission Owner’s distribution facilities,” wrote PJM.

The project is under PJM Queue Position #AA2-048. It is the Lakewood-Farmingdale Road Solar Farm and Storage Facility, to be located at 829 Lakewood-Farmingdale Road, Howell Township, New Jersey. Maximum Facility Output is to be 7 MW. It is a ground-mounted, inverter-based, solar photovoltaic generating and storage facility consisting of solar arrays, batteries and a 34-kV collector system.

On or before Dec. 31, 2017, Howell Solar under the WMPA must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

Project contact information is: Howell Solar LLC, 99 Tormee Drive, Tinton Falls, NJ 07712, Attn: Eddie Zeng.

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