CMP said that of the 47 agreements it has entered into for the Maine Power Reliability Program, 37 have closed, and five contracts will carry over into 2016: CPM Constructors, Southwire, EPS, Burns & McDonnell and Willis (insurance).
The company said that the SFE interconnection facilities are associated with South Field Energy, a proposed combined cycle generating facility to be located on Hibbetts Mill Road in Columbiana County.
Maine state regulators said in their order that the record shows that the parties joining a stipulation represent a sufficiently broad spectrum of interests and that the process that led to the stipulation was fair.
Florida Power & Light said that the project is needed to serve the increasing load and customer base in the North Region, which includes all or portions of Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, St. Johns, Putnam, Bradford, Union, Columbia, Baker and Duval counties.
Use of the existing right of way and access points will avoid or minimize the disturbance of natural habitat and agricultural land to the maximum extent practicable, the administrative law judge said.
The approved Route 18 is estimated to cost about $206.8m, excluding station costs, and is the fourth lowest cost route among all proposed routes, Texas state regulators said in their Jan. 13 final order.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said that of the 11 routes evaluated, Route F appears to best minimize adverse impacts to natural resources, as, for instance, it does not cross riparian woodlands or brushland.