OPSB sets hearing for proposed Seneca Wind Farm

 

 

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For Immediate Release 

Ohio Power Siting Board

OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Seneca Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Dec. 7, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Seneca Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in parts of Seneca County. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Feb. 19, 2019, from 3 to 9 p.m.
Tiffin University – Marion Center
235 Miami St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

The proposed Seneca Wind Farm would be situated on approximately 56,900 acres of leased private land in Scipio, Reed, Venice, Eden, and Bloom townships. The facility would consist of up to 85 wind turbines with a total generating capacity of up to 212 megawatts.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on March 6, 2019, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-A, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is to allow formal parties to the case to present testimony and evidence and cross examine other parties’ witnesses. The OPSB has not scheduled a date for a final decision in this case.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-0488-EL-BGN.

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The Ohio Power Siting Board reviews applications for the construction of major utility facilities in Ohio. Together with Ohio’s elected officials, citizen stakeholders, and the energy industry, the Board strives to build a strong and competitive foundation for Ohio’s future.

For additional information, contact: Matt Butler | (614) 644-7670