Enel files shared grid deal in aid of new Chisholm View wind project in Oklahoma

Chisholm View Wind Project LLC (CV1) on Nov. 14 filed with FERC a Shared Facilities Agreement dated Nov. 11 with Chisholm View Wind Project II LLC (CV2) and Enel Green Power North America Inc.

CV1 requests that the commission issue an order accepting the agreement for filing with an effective date of Nov. 15.

CV1 is an indirect subsidiary of EGPNA Renewable Energy Partners LLC (REP). REP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EGPNA REP Holdings LLC, which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America.

CV2 is a direct subsidiary of Enel Kansas LLC, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EGPNA. Accordingly, CV1 and CV2 are affiliates, to the extent that they are each either directly or indirectly owned by a single upstream owner, EGPNA.

  • CV1 owns and operates a wind project with a nameplate capacity rating of 235.2 MW located in Grant and Garfield counties, Oklahoma. CV1 has filed notice with the commission of the CV1 Project’s status as an exempt wholesale generator (EWG).2 CV1 has received market-based rate authority from the commission to make wholesale sales of electric energy. In addition, CV1 owns, operates, and maintains certain interconnection facilities to connect the CV1 Project to the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) transmission system.
  • CV2 is developing a wind project with a nameplate capacity rating of 64.8 MW adjacent to the CV1 Project. CV2 has filed notice with the commission of the CV2 Project’s status as an EWG. CV2 has also applied for market-based rate authority from the commission. CV2 anticipates that the CV2 Project will be placed in commercial operation by late 2016 or early 2017. Each of CV1 and CV2 owns, or will own, its respective equipment located at a point before the Shared Facilities.
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