Proposed power plant projects that the Power Plant Research Program (PPRP) is currently reviewing are listed below. Some of these are new facilities and some are modifications to existing facilities, or license modifications to power plants that are already under construction. Projects are grouped together by county location.
The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) Case Number refers to the docket number that has been assigned by the PSC. All documents filed with the PSC are available at its website www.psc.state.md.us. Links to specific documents are included in the project descriptions below.
Dominion Energy Cove Point (PSC Case 9318): A CPCN was granted previously to construct a 130 MW generating station in Calvert County. The Applicant filed for a modification to the CPCN on 10 August 2017 related to air permitting.
Open Road Renewables - Cherrywood Solar (PSC Case 9477): Proposed 202 MW solar array spanning 16 land parcels near Goldsboro; facility footprint is approximately 1,085 acres. This is the largest solar project proposed in Maryland to date.
SunEast/Freepoint - Chesapeake Solar (PSC Case 9451): Proposed 9 MW solar array on a 97.5 acre site along Augustine Herman Highway near Chesapeake City; facility footprint is approximately 55 acres.
CPV – St. Charles Natural Gas-Fired Project (PSC Case 9437): Proposed modification for existing 725 MW natural gas-fired project in Charles County. The existing CPCN for the facility was granted in Case 9129, and the project is under construction. There was a previous CPCN modification granted in 2013, under Case 9280.
MD Solar 1 - Shugart Valley Place Solar (PSC Case 9464): Proposed 32.5 MW solar array on a 592-acre site located near La Plata; facility footprint is approximately 249 acres.
MD Solar 2 - Ripley Road Solar (PSC Case 9463): Proposed 27.5 MW solar array on a 256-acre site located near La Plata; facility footprint is approximately 197 acres.
Urban Grid – Egypt Road Solar (PSC Case 9434): Proposed 45.9 MW solar array on a 326 acre site located near the Dorchester County line and just inside the City of Cambridge; facility footprint is approximately 289.3 acres. The City and County support this Project as proposed and PPRP continues to work closely with local governments. A revised procedural schedule was issued on 20 June 2017.
Invenergy - Richfield Solar Energy (PSC Case 9457): Proposed 50 MW solar array on a 380 acre site located 1 mile south of the town of Hurlock; facility footprint is approximately 330 acres.
Coronal – LeGore Bridge Solar Center (PSC Case 9429): Proposed 20 MW solar array at a site near LeGore Road and Clyde Young Road; facility footprint is approximately 170 acres.
Coronal – Biggs Ford Solar (PSC 9439): Proposed 15 MW solar array on a 151-acre site near the intersection of Biggs Ford Road and Dublin Road; facility footprint is approximately 135 acres.
Community Energy - Massey Solar (PSC Case 9407): Proposed 5 MW solar array on a 96-acre site near the village of Massey; facility footprint is approximately 55 acres.
Energy Ventures – Mattawoman Solar (PSC Case #9469): Proposed 10 MW solar array; facility footprint is approximately 57 acres.
Urban Grid – Jones Farm Lane Solar (PSC Case 9436): Proposed 56.7 MW solar array on a 647 acre site near Millington; facility footprint is approximately 337 acres. A procedural schedule was ordered in July 2017.
Coronal Energy - Casper Solar (PSC Case 9450): Proposed 36.7 MW solar array on an approximately 360-acre site near Church Hill. The procedural schedule was issued on 30 May 2017.
Community Energy – Perennial Solar (PSC Case 9408): Proposed 8 MW solar array on an 86 acre site in the unincorporated community of Cearfoss; facility footprint is approximately 70 acres.
Potomac Edison – Ringgold/Catoctin (PSC Case #9470): Proposed modification to the 9.8 mile 138 kV transmission line between the Ringgold and Catoctin Substations. The existing 138 kV line will be upgraded to 230 kV.
Transource Independence Energy Connection Project (PSC Case #9471): Two new double-circuit 230 kV transmission lines are proposed for construction. The entire project will span 45 miles in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. Approximately 7.5 miles of the transmission line will be located in Maryland; one 3.1-mile section in Harford County and one 4.4-mile section in Washington County.
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