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Capital/Revenue Investment Proposal – Summary APPLICATION BY NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORPORATION TO INSTALL A 115kV GENERATOR ATTACHMENT FACILITY AND PERFORM MISCELLANEOUS FACILITIES WORK TO ACCOMMODATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CAPE VINCENT WIND FARM GENERATION FACILITIES Transmission Line/Station, NMPC, Project No. B04627, CNYX59 (A sanction paper by Francis Kane and sponsored by Mary Ellen Paravalos – March 19, 2010) Description Approval is being requested for a total DOA of $2,999,000 to allow for the design, engineering and construction of attachment facilities and system upgrade facilities required to accommodate the interconnection of the BP Alternative Energy NA, Inc. (“BP Energy”) Cape Vincent Wind Farm (“Cape Vincent Wind”) to the National Grid Transmission System. The NYISO has determined National Grid to be the connecting Transmission Owner, as per the NYISO Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT). Category: Mandatory Risk score: 49 - Customer Driven Finance Sanction Cost & Range $2,726,000 $2,453,000 to $2,999,000 Cost volatility: P20 cost: Not Available P80 cost: Not Available Probability that project cost will exceed 10% tolerance: Not Available Project included in approved Business Plan? Yes Project cost relative to approved Business Plan -$614,000 If cost > approved B Plan how will this be funded? Fully Reimbursable Other financial issues: This project has been included as a placeholder in the approved business plan, CNYX60. This project as presented is a decrease to the approved business plan. When the business plan was created the estimates were conceptual and have been better defined during the NYISO interconnection process. All project costs are fully reimbursable from the developer.
Current planning horizon $m Proposed investment Yr 1 10/11 0 Yr 2 11/12 0 Yr 3 12/13 .05 Yr 4 13/14 .94 Yr 5 14/15 1.1 Yr 6+ 15/16 .19 Total 2.28 Lower Range P20 n/a Upper Range P80 n/a
Resources Availability of internal resources to deliver project: Amber Availability of external resources to deliver project: Amber Operational impact on network system: Amber Note – Amber due to uncertainty of developer’s schedule
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Key issues • The total project cost to interconnect the Cape Vincent Wind Farm (“Cape Vincent”) to the National Grid Transmission System is fully reimbursable by the customer. • This project will interconnect to the new 115kV Rockledge Station, which is being constructed for the interconnection of the St. Lawrence project (AMIC 0964), via a single breaker tap arrangement. The point of interconnection will be the Rockledge Station tap on the existing bus. The wind farm is located in the Town of Cape Vincent in Jefferson County NY. The project’s collector stations will interconnect to the Rockledge Station via a developer owned, 6 mile 115kV transmission line. The NYISO has determined National Grid to be the connecting Transmission Owner, as per the NYISO Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT). • The total project cost and schedule are dependent on Rockledge Station being constructed and turned over to National Grid before the Cape Vincent project interconnection is constructed. It is expected that System Delivery (internal RDV) will complete construction on the National Grid work scope. This assignment will be made after the interconnection agreement is signed. (See Appendix C for Draft Interconnection Agreement Milestone Schedule.) • BP Alternative Energy NA, Inc. (“Developer”) is constructing a 210 MW wind generation farm consisting of one hundred forty (140) GE 1.5 MW wind turbines which will be interconnected in two phases. Phase I will comprise 95 turbines (142.5 MW) and Phase II will include the remaining 45 turbines (62.4 MW). The output from each turbine will be stepped up to 34.5 kV through individual pad mount 690V/34.5kV, 1.75 MVA transformers. The 140 units will be distributed over 13 radial 34.5-kV feeder lines which will be brought to two separate collection stations, approximately 2 miles apart, one for each phase. At the collection substations the power output will be transformed to 115 kV through two non-regulated, wyegrounded transformers, one for each phase. The Phase I and Phase II transformers will be 115/34.5 kV, 95/127/160 MVA and 115/34.5 kV, 45/60/75 MVA, respectively. • A new 115kV single breaker tap will be constructed at the Rockledge Station by National Grid and serve as the Delivery Point for the project. BP Energy will furnish and install metering transformers and provide space for National Grid metering equipment, at its collector station. The furnishing and commission of the RTU and Metering equipment will be done at the customer’s expense per section 7.1 of LGIA. The project will also encompass required protection upgrades at National Grid’s Black River and Coffeen substations. These upgrades, as defined in the facilities study report, may require outages at the substations. • All work performed by National Grid is 100% reimbursable as per the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (“LGIA”) that the NYISO, BP Energy and NMPC are negotiating and will execute, subject to Sanction Paper Approval. The LGIA is consistent with the Terms and Conditions of Attachment S and X of the NYISO OATT and will be filed at the FERC upon execution. • The construction of the project is expected to be completed by October 2014. It is anticipated that the LGIA will be executed in the 3rd quarter 2010. • This project is in the fiscal year 10/11 business plan with budget dollars in fiscal years 11 and 12. Budgeted dollars will need to move from FY 11/12, to FY 12/13, 13/14, 14/15 and FY 15/16. The total budgeted capital dollars is $615,000 more than the estimated project total cost presented herein. Place holder funding numbers are CNYX60 and CNYX60R. • The commercial terms and the project execution schedule are subject to the pending approval of the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (“LGIA”) between NMPC, BP Energy, and the New York Independent System Operator (“NYISO”) by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the “FERC”).
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Tax obligations associated with the project will be the responsibility of BP Energy, in accordance with Article 5.17 of the LGIA. Outages will be required. These outages will be defined and outage and construction plans created after the Interconnection Agreement is executed and BP Energy has issued the authorization to proceed, as per step 2A of the playbook. Final e -igineering design, and outage and construction plans will be completed so as to ensure minimization of outage requirements.
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Engineering Start — October 2012 Construction Start — April 2014 Prepare Equipment Ratings — July 2014 Facilities Ratings to NYISO — August 2014 Commissioning — December 2014 Completion — January 2015 Project closure — June 2015
Contribution to National Grid's 2050 80% emissions reduction target: Impact on adaptability of network for future climate change: Are financial incentives (e.g. carbon credits) available?
Prior sanctioning history including relevant approved Strategies
Neutral Neutral Not known
July 21, 2009 — AMIC 0964 Construction of the Saint Lawrence Wind Farm Generation Facilities
The Asset Management Investment Committee is invited to: (a) APPROVE the investment of $2,726,000 in the range $2,453,000 to 12,999,000 for completion by January 2015. This includes DOA for procurement events associated with these projects. (b) NOTE that Mary Ellen Paravalos is the Project Sponsor. (c) (d) NOTE that Francis Kane is the Project Manager and has the approved financial and procurement delegation to deliver the project. APPROVE entering into a Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) with BP Energy and the NYISO. 1 `) Mary Ellen Paravalos, Vice President Transmission Regulation and Commercial
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Decision of the Asset Management Investment Committee I hereby approve the recommendations made in this paper. Signature. Date.... Yb.
Paul Renaud, VP Transmission'Asset Management 3 of 16
Capital/Revenue Investment Proposal APPLICATION BY NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORPORATION TO INSTALL A 115kV GENERATOR ATTACHMENT FACILITY AND PERFORM MISCELLANEOUS FACILITIES WORK TO ACCOMMODATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CAPE VINCENT WIND FARM GENERATION FACILITIES Transmission Line/Station, NMPC, Project No. B04627, CNYX60 (A sanction paper by Francis Kane and sponsored by Mary Ellen Paravalos – March 19, 2010) 1. Background In January 2006, BP Energy submitted an Interconnection Request to the NYISO for the Cape Vincent Wind Farm Project (“Cape Vincent Wind”) to identify the means with which to interconnect the 210 MW wind farm generating facility to the company’s transmission system. As per Attachment S and X of the NYISO OATT, the NYISO has deemed National Grid to be the Transmission Owner for this project. The total estimate for the company’s work on the Cape Vincent Wind Project is estimated to be $2,634,000. BP Energy is responsible for all actual costs. An Interconnection Agreement is being negotiated between National Grid, BP Energy and NYISO. Sanction approval is required prior to National Grid entering into the agreement. Section 11.5 of the LGIA ensures full cost recovery for National Grid and payments by the interconnecting customer. 2. Driver BP Energy has filed an Interconnection Request in compliance with the NYISO OATT. National Grid has been deemed to be the Connecting Transmission Owner and is required to provide the transmission interconnection for this project. A feasibility study, system reliability impact study and facilities study have been performed to determine the technical requirements, cost and schedule for the proposed interconnection. An Interconnection Agreement is being negotiated between National Grid, BP Energy and NYISO. Sanction approval is required prior to National Grid entering into the agreement. This project is mandatory and has been given a risk score of 49, customer driven. 3. Project Description The project includes engineering, design, and construction of a single break tap at the Rockledge Station, protection upgrades at Coffeen and Black River substations, and installation of an RTU and revenue metering at the Cape Vincent Wind collection station. The system upgrades at Coffeen substation are associated with the addition of Cape Vincent Wind substations and single breaker tap at the Rockledge Station. The Line 3 and Line 5 CT ratios will be raised to 500/5, and existing line relays reset. To prevent islanding of the Cape Vincent Wind Farm when the Coffeen R40 breaker opens, dual channel DTT transmit will be installed to trip the wind farm when the line breaker opens. The system upgrades at the Black River substation are associated with the addition of the Cape Vincent substations and single breaker tap at the Rockledge Station. The Line 3 CT ratio will be raised to 500/5, and existing line relays reset.
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Outages will be required for some of the work at the stations. These outages will be defined and outage plans created after the Interconnection Agreement and Authorization to Proceed, as per step 2A of the playbook. Final engineering design will be completed so as to ensure minimization of outage requirements. National Grid will provide to BP Energy (at BP Energy’s expense) an RTU to be installed by BP Energy at its collection substation. New revenue metering and associated data links will be installed at the Rockledge station and Cape Vincent collection station. Engineering review and field inspection of Cape Vincent’s stations will be completed by customer facilities engineer. Any and all National Grid transmission and distribution facility relocation costs caused by the Project. National Grid will work with the developer to identify these areas as soon as possible. These costs have not been identified and are not included in this sanction paper.
4. Business Issues Consistent with the provisions of Attachment S and X of the NYISO OATT, this is a fully reimbursable project for National Grid. National Grid has been deemed to be the Transmission Owner. A Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (“LGIA”) is being drafted by the three parties, and its terms and conditions with conform to the pro-forma language of Attachment X. The LGIA will be filed at the FERC. A brief summary of some key Articles in the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement can be found in Appendix B to this sanction paper. 5. Options Analysis - The project was studied by incorporating the procedures of the NYISO OATT, Attachment X Large Generator Interconnection. As this connection is mandated under the NYISO FERC Electric Tariff, OATT, Attachment X, Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreement (“Attachment X”), “Do Nothing” is not an option. - Construct a new single breaker tap at the Rockledge Station to serve as the interconnection facilities for the Cape Vincent Wind Farm Project. This is the recommended option. 6. Milestones Developer Written Authorization to Proceed Engineering Construction Prepare Equipment Ratings Facilities Ratings to NYISO Complete all testing & verifications Commissioning (Project in service) Project Closeout July 2010 October 2012 thru January 2014 April 2014 thru November 2014 July 2014 August 2014 November 2014 December 2014 June 2015
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National Grid 7. Safety, Environmental and Planning Issues Substation work will be completed so as to minimize load impacts. precautions will be taken to accomplish this work.
During the work at Rockledge, Black River and Coffeen substations, specific attention will be given to any work that will be done around energized equipment in the control buildings. All necessary permitting and property rights (ROW, easements or land transfer) are the responsibility of, and will be obtained by, BP Energy. National Grid will make clear and separate distinction between the work done by BP Energy and the Company so as to avoid potential environmental impacts during the course of the work. BP Energy is responsible for obtaining all the necessary local and state approvals for the project to go forth. BP Energy’s 34.5kV and 115kV lines, including their communication circuits for protection systems, may be crossing National Grid-owned distribution circuits. All line outages will be coordinated with Regional Control, in accordance with applicable Regional Control Procedures. Outages will be required for some of the work at the stations. These outages will be defined and outage plans created after the Interconnection Agreement and Authorization to Proceed, as per step 2A of the playbook. Final engineering design will be completed so as to ensure minimization of outage requirements. The outreach level for this project is considered low. Most National Grid work will be within existing substations. The developer will be responsible all permitting and rights of way. National Grid will engineer, design, procure, construct and test all changes and upgrades at existing facilities. Investment Recovery 8. Investment Classification This connection is mandated under the NYISO OATT, Attachment X, Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreement (“LGIA”), as such procedures and agreements are regulated by FERC. The project was studied as per the requirements of the NYISO OATT, Attachment X - Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreement. 9. Regulatory Implications This connection is mandated under the FERC mandated NYISO OATT, Attachment X, Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreement. Upon sanction approval, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (“LGIA”) will be finalized, executed by NMPC, BP Energy and the NYISO, and filed at FERC. 10. Customer Impact There is no significant impact to our customers.
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National Grid Financial Impact 11. Cost Summary Current planning horizon $m
(FY13) .05 0 +.05
Lower Range P20 NA
Upper Range P80 NA
Proposed sanction Capital plan Variance to plan Unit cost allowance Proposed Sanction
0 .08 -.08 NA
0 2.73 -2.73 NA
.94 0 +.94 NA
1.1 0 +1.1 NA
.19 0 +.19 NA
Material Labor Other Transportation Reimbursement Labor Adders Contractor AFUDC Salvage Removal O&M Retirement Total
Proposed Sanction ($m) .490 .290 .420 .023 2.725 .437 .435 .181 TBD 0 .450 TBD 2.726
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National Grid 12. Cost Assumptions
The estimates, cost responsibility, payment provisions and the project execution schedule are subject to pending approval of the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (“LGIA”) between NMPC, BP Energy, and the NYISO by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”). This estimate (±20%) is for the identified work. However, BP Energy is responsible for paying all of National Grid’s actual costs. Cost recovery is addressed in the LGIA, Article 11 – Performance Obligations, which includes, by reference, Attachment S and Attachment X of the NYISO OATT. If Congestion costs are incurred with this project, efforts will be made to minimize these costs to the furthest extent possible. The (LGIA) allows NG to petition for recover of these costs from the developer. The entire $2, 726,000 estimated cost will be paid in accordance with Article 11 and 12 Performance Obligations and Invoice, respectively, of the LGIA by BP Energy. Article 17 of the LGIA addresses Default issues and Article 18 of the LGIA addresses Indemnity, Consequential Damages and Insurance, consistent with Attachment X of the FERC Electric Tariff NYISO OATT. This project will not create an income tax liability for National Grid per Article 5.17 of the LGIA, but it will create O&M, property tax and communications costs liabilities for National Grid as per Section 15 below. During the Interconnection study process BP Energy has posted security and National Grid has been reimbursed for actual costs. Following Attachment S and X in accordance with the LGIA, BP Energy will post security and will make monthly payments of actual costs incurred by National Grid. 13. Benefits Summary The entire $2, 726,000 estimated cost will be paid by BP Energy in accordance with the LGIA, Article 11 Performance Obligations and Article 12-Invoice. Article 17 of the LGIA addresses Default issues and Article 18 of the LGIA addresses Indemnity, Consequential Damages and Insurance, in compliance with Attachment X of the FERC Electric Tariff NYISO OATT. This project has been included in the approved business plan. This estimate (±20%) is for the identified work. However, BP Energy is responsible for paying all of National Grid’s actual costs. Cost recovery is addressed in the LGIA, Article 11 – Performance Obligations, which includes, by reference, Attachment S and Attachment X of the NYISO OATT. Congestion costs may be incurred with this project. The (LGIA) allows NG to petition for recover of these costs from the developer. During the Interconnection study process BP Energy has posted security and National Grid has been reimbursed for actual costs. Following Attachment S and X in accordance with the LGIA, BP Energy will post security and will make monthly payments of actual costs incurred by National Grid. 14. NPV The project is not financially driven.
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National Grid 15. Additional Impacts
FERC orders have deemed the assets related to the Rockledge station to be both attachment facilities that NG will be able to charge the customer the associated ongoing O&M, Property Taxes, and communication circuit costs and system upgrade facilities for which National Grid will be responsible after Cape Vincent is operational. This additional yearly expenditure will be in the range of $100,000. Additional property taxes and O&M associated with the facilities upgrades at the existing stations are expected to be negligible. 16. Execution Risk Appraisal National Grid is in the process of negotiating, with BP Energy, a schedule that it considers to be a reasonable amount of time to complete its work. This schedule will be depicted in Appendix B of the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement. In the event that project delays are incurred, there is a Reasonable Efforts Standard definition that applies. (A draft of the milestone schedule is in Appendix C to this paper.) This project has a direct interaction with the St. Lawrence Wind Project (AMIC 0964), under which Rockledge Station is to be constructed. Delay in the construction and energization of the Rockledge Station will delay the interconnection construction for Cape Vincent Wind. A resanction will be required, should material changes in the Rockledge Station schedule occur. In the event the actual cost exceeds the estimated cost, BP Energy is responsible for the actual costs. A brief summary of some key Articles in the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement can be found in Appendix B to this sanction paper. If BP Energy abandons the project prior to completion, in accordance with LGIA, Article 5.14, BP Energy will be responsible for National Grid’s costs. A brief summary of some key Articles in the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement can be found in Appendix B to this sanction paper. Outage and construction plans will be created after the Interconnection Agreement is executed and BP Energy has issued the authorization to proceed, as per step 2A of the playbook. These plans will be incorporated into the Scope document, which will be reviewed and approved prior to completion of Step 2A. If the approved Scope document differs from the approved sanction, then re-sanction requirements will be evaluated, and re-sanction completed, if deemed necessary.
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National Grid 17. Statements of Support
The Authors of this paper assure that is accordance with TGP 11. The supporters listed below have been consulted and each states that they support this proposal: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Director Transmission Finance Budget – Pam Viapiano Manager Transmission Finance / Rates – Pam Viapiano Director, Transmission Asset Strategy – Alan Roe Director, Transmission Commercial Services – William Malee Director, NY Control Room –Michael Schiavone Director, Operation Planning & Review – Nabil Hitti Director, Transmission Planning – Carol Sedewitz Director, Transmission Investment Management – Thomas Sullivan Director, Project Management – Peter Kohnstam Director, System Delivery – David Way Director, Regional Delivery – David Way Manager, Substation Engineering & Design NY – Suzan Martuscello Manager, Environmental Affairs NY – Manager, Protection Engineering NY – Steven Fanning
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APPENDIX A One Line Diagram
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AMIC 10032 APPENDIX B BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ARTICLES IN THE LARGE GENERATOR INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT (LGIA) REFERENCE: Business Issues, Section 4, page 5
Article 1: Definitions- Reasonable Efforts: This section established that actions required to be taken by parties under the LGIA are timely and consistent with Good Utility Practice and are otherwise substantially equivalent to those a Party would use to protect its own interests. Article 1: Definitions- Good Utility Practice: This section establishes the standard of work that will be used and is defined as good utility practice. “Good Utility Practice shall mean any of the practices, methods and acts engaged in or approved by a significant portion of the electric industry during the relevant time period, of any of the practices, methods and acts which, in the exercise of reasonable judgment in light of the facts known at the time the decision was made, could have been expected to accomplish the desired result at a reasonable cost consistent with good business practices, reliability, safety and expedition. Good Utility Practice is not intended to be limited to the optimum practice, method, or act to the exclusion of all others, but rather to delineate acceptable practices, methods, or acts generally accepted in the region” Article 5.14: Suspension- This section provides for the reimbursement of NMPC’s costs should Horizon Wind Energy abandon the project prior to completion. “ 5.14 Suspension. Developer reserves the right, upon written notice to Transmission Owner and NYISO, to suspend at any time all work by Transmission Owner associated with the construction and installation of Transmission Owner’s Attachment Facilities and/or System Upgrade Facilities required for only that Developer under this Agreement wit the condition that the New York State Transmission System shall be left in a safe and reliable condition in accordance with Good Utility Practice and the safety and reliability criteria of Transmission Owner and NYISO. In such event, Developer shall be responsible for all reasonable and necessary costs and/or obligations in accordance with Attachment S to the NYISO OATT including those which Transmission Owner (i) has incurred pursuant to this Agreement prior to the suspension and (ii) incurs in suspending such work, including any costs incurred to perform such work as may be necessary to ensure the safety of persons and property and the integrity of the New York State Transmission System during such suspension and, if applicable, any costs incurred in connection with the cancellation or suspension of material, equipment and labor contracts which Transmission Owner cannot reasonably avoid; provided, however, that prior to canceling or suspending any such material, equipment or labor contract, Transmission Owner shall obtain Developer’s authorization to do so. Transmission Owner shall invoice Developer for such costs pursuant to Article 12 and shall use due diligence to minimize its costs. In the event the Developer suspends work by Transmission Owner required under this Agreement pursuant to this Article 5.16, and has not requested Transmission Owner to recommence the work required under this Agreement on or before the expiration of three (3) years following commencement of such suspension, this Agreement shall be deemed terminated. The three-year period shall begin on the date the suspension is requested, or the date of the written notice to Transmission Owner and NYISO, if no effective date is specified”
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Article 5. 15: Tax Implications- This section summarizes that “all payment or property transfers made by Developer to Transmission Owner for the installation of the Transmission Owner’s Attachment Facilities and the System Upgrade Facilities shall be non-taxable” and provides further detail on the indemnification of cost consequences of current tax liability as follows: “Developer shall protect, indemnify and hold harmless Transmission Owner from the cost consequences of any current tax liability imposed against Transmission Owner as the result of payments or property transfers made by Developer to Transmission Owner under this Agreement….” Article 11: Performance Obligation- This section states that the Developer’s Attachment Facilities ( as outlined in Appendix A of the LGIA) will be designed, procured, constructed, installed, owned and/or controlled at the Developer’s expense. Also, the Developer will pay for the Transmission Owner’s design, procurement, construction, installation of the Transmission Owner’s Attachment Facilities ( also outlined in Appendix A of the LGIA). System Upgrade Facilities will be designed, procured, constructed, installed and owned by the Transmission Owner ( detailed in Appendix A of the LGIA) and costs assigned to the Developer in accordance with Attachment S of the NYISO OATT”. Article 12: Invoice- This section outlines the responsibilities of both the Transmission Owner and Developer to provide monthly invoices of amounts due for work performed during the preceding month. “Each invoice shall state the month to which the invoice applies and fully describe the services and equipment provided”. In addition, “within six (6) months after completion of the construction of the TOAF and the SUFs, Transmission Owner shall provide an invoice of the final cost of the construction of the TOAF and the SUF, in accordance with Attachment S to the NYISO OATT”. “Invoices shall be paid within thirty (30) Calendar Days of receipt”. Article 14: Regulatory Requirements and Governing Law – This section summarizes that the LGIA is “governed by the laws of the state of New York” Article 15: Notices- Billing and Payments- This section establishes the delivery method appropriate for billing and establishes the appropriate addresses and contact persons authorized to accept billing on behalf of the parties to the LGIA, in accordance with Appendix F of the LGIA.
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AMIC 10032 APPENDIX C LARGE GENERATOR INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT (LGIA) DRAFT MILESTONE SCHEDULE
Milestone Execute Interconnection Agreement Issue written authorization to proceed with engineering, design and procurement of System Upgrade Facilities Provide security pursuant to Section 6.3 of the IA Complete construction of Rockledge Substation Transfer ownership of Connecting Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities – Rockledge Substation Start engineering and procurement for System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities. Submit final design and equipment specs for the Developer Attachment Facilities to the Transmission Owner Submit service request to local Telco provider for all required services Complete review of, and issue comments on, final design and equipment specs for Developer Attachment Facilities
Developer Saint Lawrence Wind (Acciona Energy) Saint Lawrence Wind (Acciona Energy)/Connecting Transmission Owner
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National Grid Submit relay coordination study, ground grid design calcs, corrected final design, and final site and plot plans for Developer Attachment Facilities Complete review of, and provide comments on the relay coordination study, ground grid design calcs, corrected final design and final site and plot plans for Developer Attachment Facilities Complete engineering and procurement of System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities Issue written authorization to commence construction of System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities Start Construction of Developer Attachment Facilities Start Construction of System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities Submit energization sequence and 6 week advance notice of functional test for Developer Attachment Facilities. Complete Construction of Developer Attachment Facilities Complete Construction of System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities (dependent upon outage availability)
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National Grid Energize the Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities Complete all functional tests and verifications for Developer Attachment Facilities, System Upgrade Facilities and Transmission Owner Attachment Facilities, and documentation of punch list In Service (Developer receives backfeed power from Transmission Owner) Initial Synchronization and start of Developer testing Developer generator testing completed Commercial Operation Date Complete and submit all required documentation, including As Builts Project close out completed (including completion of punch list items.)
Developer/Transmission Owner Developer/Transmission Owner/NYISO Developer Developer/Transmission Owner/NYISO Developer/Transmission Owner
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