Maryland PSC kicks off review of 56.7-MW Jones Farm Lane Solar project

The Maryland Public Service Commission on Dec. 22 issued an order initiating its review process for a Dec. 21 application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a 56.7 MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.

The application was filed by Jones Farm Lane Solar LLC. Jones Farm is proposing to construct this facility on three parcels totaling approximately 337 acres of property located at 148 Jones Farm Lane in an unincorporated area of Queen Anne’s County. According to Jones Farm’s application, the project will have minimal environmental impacts and yield significant economic benefits to the state. The commission on Dec. 22 delegated the matter to the Public Utility Law Judge Division to conduct review proceedings.

The company said that approximately 150-175 design, management, and construction personnel will work (remotely or on site) on the project at the height of construction, which is anticipated to be complete in December 2018.

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.