Planned “Step in” and Energy Gateway

In the recent FERC complaint Sage Grouse Energy Project, LLC (SGEP) focuses on the unfair treatment and practices that PacifiCorp is using against the wind farm companies that are not part of their overall plan to own the wind farm. PacifiCorp has skillfully and purposefully circumvented the Commission and regulatory authority to push forward small generators that it intends to takeover[1] by collaborating with shills, masking as independent Interconnection Customers and QF Owners, using PURPA, a federal mandate, to aid in advancing schemes designed to put right back into the…

BUZZ: PacifiCorp Violating Gate Keeper Status

A formal complaint was filed by Sage Grouse Energy Project, LLC with the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) against PacifiCorp for allegedly violating the Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures, processing invalid Interconnection Request for Blue Mountain Power Partners (BMPP), LLC, and Latigo Wind Park, LLC (LWP). The complaint contains a number of other serious allegations against PacifiCorp.  It appears that power purchase agreements and positions on the Queue were granted by PacifiCorp to BMPP without the proper site controls and other documentation.  There are other issues as well with PacifiCorp’s handling of BMPP requests as…

Is a Wind Farm Really the Answer?

Blue Mountain Wind Project gave the San Juan County Commissioners a presentation on Monday  about their project.  Blue Mountain Wind has two partners Champlin and Greenbriar. The acquisition of Blue Mountain was completed through Greenbriar Capital Corp’s wholly owned subsidiary Greenbriar Capital Holdco, Inc., which signed a definitive membership interest purchase agreement with Champlin Windpower, LLC, of Santa Barbara, Calif. Also; Blue Mountain holds a 20-year energy sales agreement with PacifiCorp., and Greenbriar expects the project to qualify for $42 million of monetize-able federal investment tax credits On the surface things sound…