WETT files interconnect deals for 359 MW of Bearkat Wind projects in Texas

Wind Energy Transmission Texas LLC (WETT) on Jan. 5 filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas a Generation Interconnection Agreement with Bearkat Wind Energy II LLC.

This agreement covers Phase II of a project that has Bearkat Wind Energy I LLC as the developer of the first phase.

  • This second phase, with 47 wind turbines for a total capacity of 162.15 MW, is due under this GIA for commercial operation around April 15, 2018. It will consist of Vestas V126-3.45 wind turbines.
  • The first phase includes 57 of the same wind turbines for a total of 196.65 MW.

The total size for both phases is 358.8 MW. The Point of Interconnection for both phases is the Bearkat Substation in Glasscock County, Texas.

Also filed on Jan. 5 at the Texas commission by WETT was an amended version of an earlier GIA with Bearkat Wind Energy I LLC. That first GIA had been filed in September 2016. This new version calls for a commercial operations date for Phase I of Sept. 15, 2017.

A developer contact for both project companies is: Tri Global Energy LLC, attention Tom Carbone, 17300 Dallas Parkway, Suite 2020, Dallas, Texas 75248, phone 972-290-0825, tcarbone@triglobalenergy.com.

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