Interconnect deal filed for 200-MW Live Oak Wind Project in Texas

This wind project will be made up of 87 Siemens 2.3-MW Type 4 turbines

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Electric Transmission Texas LLC on Nov. 3 filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas a Standard Generation Interconnection Agreement with Live Oak Wind Project LLC for a 200-MW wind project.

The SGIA doesn't have a firm commercial operation target date for the project. That would come a given amount of time after the achievement of a prior project milestone.

This project would interconnect through Live Oak Wind Project's Wilson Ranch Substation in Schleicher County, Texas, about 13 miles north of the town of Eldorado. The Point of Interconnection is to be at the Big Hill 345-kV Station of Electric Transmission Texas. This wind project will be made up of 87 Siemens 2.3-MW Type 4 turbines.

A listed project contact is: Infinity Wind Power, Tom Whitaker, 3760 State Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, phone 805-452-6318, twhitaker@infinitywind.com. That is contact information for Infinity Renewables, which lists a 200-MW Live Oak wind project on its website as an in-development facility.

Says the website: "Infinity Renewables is a leading wind and solar energy project developer focused on developing high quality projects and moving them to market. Infinity’s experience covers the entire project life cycle, and throughout we stand by our commitment to provide our landowners and their communities with the mutually beneficial opportunity to participate in renewable energy projects. We are proud to know our work contributes to the ultimate goal of clean, renewable, and domestic energy sources."

Barry Cassell
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Barry Cassell

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 26 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.

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