PJM files interconnect deal for SALT Energy solar project in Maryland

PJM Interconnection on Dec. 22 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission an executed Interconnection Service Agreement with SALT Energy Group and interconnecting transmission owner Potomac Edison for a solar project in Maryland.

The ISA is for PJM Queue #AB2-004. The agreement facilitates the interconnection to the PJM system of the Hagerstown Solar Facility in Hagerstown, Maryland. It will have a Maximum Facility Output of 5.4 MW. The SALT Energy ISA indicates that Salt Energy will have Capacity Interconnection Rights of 2.1 MW. This 2.1 MW of Capacity Interconnection Rights will be available on an interim basis from the effective date of the SALT Energy ISA (Nov. 30, 2016), through May 31, 2020.

The project site address is 12630 Earthcare Road, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland. It is a ground-mounted inverter-based photovoltaic solar array. By March 31, 2018, SALT Energy must demonstrate commercial operation of all generating units.

Project contact information is: SALT Energy Group, 5425 Wisconsin Ave., #600 Chevy Chase, MD 20815, Attn: Robert Babcock.

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