MISO files interconnect for EDF’s 100-MW Stoneray wind project in Minnesota

The Midcontinent ISO on Oct. 13 filed with FERC a Generator Interconnection Agreement with Stoneray Power Partners LLC and interconnecting transmission owner Northern States Power.

MISO has designated this project as Project No. J426 in its interconnection queue. This facility is to be composed of fifty Vestas V110 2-MW Mk10 wind turbines. Interconnection service provided under this agreement is 100 MW of conditional ERIS that will become 100 MW of ERIS and / or NRIS where NRIS cannot exceed 100 MW upon completion of all network upgrades.

The Points of Interconnection (POI) shall be at the points where the lines from the wind facility lands on the 34-kV bus at Northern States Power’s Chanarambie substation, at new breaker positions CHB331 and CHB332. The project is in Pipestone and Murray counties, Minnesota.

The targeted commercial operation date under the GIA is Dec. 15, 2018.

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