75 MW of Consolidated Edison solar projects in California reach co-tenancy deal

CED Ducor Solar 1 LLC, CED Ductor Solar 2 LLC, CED Ductor Solar 3 LLC and CED Ducor Solar 4 LLC told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Dec. 2 that they have worked out a Co-Tenancy agreement covering common grid facilities for their neighboring solar projects in California.

  • Ducor 1 was formerly known as SR Solis Vestal Almond LLC. Ducor 1 intends to construct, own and operate a 20-MW nameplate solar facility in an unincorporated area in Tulare County, California. The Ducor 1 solar facility will be interconnected to the transmission facilities owned by Southern California Edison (SCE) and operated by the California Independent System Operator pursuant to a Small Generator Interconnection Agreement (SGIA) dated Nov. 20, 2014. Ducor 1 is a qualifying small power production facility. The Ducor 1 solar facility will sell all of its electrical output to SCE pursuant to a 20-year fixed-price long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for 100% of the facility’s output of energy.
  • Ducor 2 was formerly known as SR Solis Vestal Herder LLC. Ducor 2 intends to construct, own and operate a 20-MW nameplate solar facility in an unincorporated area of Tulare County, California. The Ducor 2 solar facility will be interconnected to the transmission facilities owned by SCE pursuant to an SGIA dated Nov. 20, 2014. Ducor 2 is a qualifying small power production facility. The Ducor 2 solar facility will sell all of its electrical output to SCE pursuant to a 20-year fixed-price long-term PPA for 100% of the facility’s output of energy.
  • Ducor 3 was formerly known as SR Solis Crown LLC. Ducor 3 intends to construct, own and operate a 15-MW nameplate solar facility in an unincorporated area of Tulare County, California. The Ducor 3 solar facility will be interconnected to the SCE system pursuant to an SGIA dated Nov. 20, 2014. Ducor 3 is a qualifying small power production facility. The Ducor 3 solar facility will sell all of its electrical output to SCE pursuant to a 20-year fixed-price long-term PPA for 100% of the facility’s output of energy.
  • Ducor 4 was formerly known as SR Solis Vestal Fireman LLC. Ducor 4 intends to construct, own and operate a 20-MW nameplate solar project in an unincorporated area of Tulare County, California. This facility will be interconnected to the transmission facilities owned by SCE pursuant to an SGIA dated Nov. 20, 2014. Ducor 4 is a qualifying small power production facility. The Ducor 4 solar facility will sell all of its electrical output to SCE pursuant to a 20-year fixed-price long-term PPA for 100% of the facility’s output of energy.

All of the Ducor Projects are affiliates of one another and are indirectly owned and controlled by Consolidated Edison Inc.

Incidentally, CED Ducor Solar 1, CED Ducor Solar 2 and CED Ducor Solar 3 on Nov. 18 jointly requested that FERC grant them authority to make market-based wholesale sales of capacity, energy, and certain ancillary services pursuant to market-based rate tariffs.

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