St. Joseph Energy Center schedule pushed back by two years

 St. Joseph Energy Center schedule pushed back by two years

St. Joseph Energy Center LLC proposes to install PJM Project #X2-052, a 675-MW (675-MW Capacity) natural gas-fired facility connecting to American Electric Power’s (NYSE: AEP) Dumont-Olive 345 kV line in Indiana.
 
PJM Interconnection has posted its website an April 2015 update to a December 2014 Facilities Study on this project. The proposed location of the X2-052 interconnection switching station is approximately 1 mile from the Olive 345-kV substation and approximately 14 miles from the Dumont 345-kV substation. This project in the Feasibility Study was originally looked at as a 1,200-MW gas-fired facility. This new version of the project is a 2x1 gas facility consisting of two 230-MW gas combustion turbines and one 235-MW steam turbine.
 
The requested in service date is now June 1, 2018. The December 2014 version of the study had a requested in-service date of June 1, 2016. The schedule assumes that the Interconnection Service Agreement for this project, which caps the PJM queue process, will be signed on or around May 1.
 
St. Joseph Energy Center LLC in April 2014 won an 18-month extension from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, to December 2015, to begin construction on this project. The department had in December 2012 issued air permits for the project, including a prevention of significant deterioration permit. The permits had a routine 18-month deadline for the project to go into construction or the permits would lapse.
 
The website of Energy Investors Funds shows this as one of its projects.

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