Upstate Power Corp addresses the Transmission line in the following letter
Honorable Kevin Casutto
Administrative Law Judge
NYS Department of Pub Jic Service
April 4, 2012
Dear Judge Casutto:
This letter serves as the Company's April S, 2012 update on the above-referenced matter,
The Company has concluded that there are no reasonable prospects for a Power Purchase
Agreement or other revenue proposition sufficient to allow the Project to proceed with the all
However, changes in the economic clirnate for wind energy in New York State may
present an opportunity for the Company to now secure an interconnection point at the Coffeen
Street Station and route the transmission line through the Town of Hounsfield to Coffeen Street.
This would require cooperation of other third parties in the queue, and the Company is in
discussions with those parties.
The Company is also pursuing a recently issued RFP for a PP A program from the
Department of Defense, which may allow the Company to sell to Fort Drum.
The Company will be pursuing these options through the rest of the second quarter, with
the goal of a definitive answer on this alternative by that time.
cc: Active Parties List
mas L. Hagner, President