San Diego Gas files revised interconnect deal for 200 MW of CSOLAR projects

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) resubmitted on Oct. 20 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a non-conforming Large Generator Interconnection Agreement with CSOLAR IV South LLC, CSOLAR IV East LLC, Tenaska Solar Management LLC and the California Independent System Operator.

SDG&E previously submitted the CSOLAR LGIA and it was accepted by the commission in November 2011.

This project, in two phases, interconnects at the 230-kV bus in SDG&E’s existing Imperial Valley Substation. The project site is located near El Centro, California, in the unincorporated area of Imperial County on properties located at the intersection of Pullman Road and Cook Road. This is a 200-MW nominal solar photovoltaic (PV) facility. It involves a 130-MW Phase I and a 70-MW Phase II. The Phase I commercial operation date is Dec. 31, 2013, with a Phase II date of Jan. 2, 2016.

A project contact is: CSOLAR Development LLC c/o Tenaska Inc., Attention: Doug Troupe, 1044 N. 115th Street, Suite 400, Omaha, NE 68154.

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