OPSB reschedules hearings for proposed Republic Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled hearings regarding Republic Wind, LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca and Sandusky counties. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

May 14, 2019, from 5 to 9:30 p.m.
Bellevue High School, Cafeteria
200 Oakland Ave.
Bellevue, Ohio 44811

The purpose of the local public hearing is to allow interested persons, who are not parties to the case, to provide testimony regarding the project.

The adjudicatory hearing will commence on June 10, 2019, at 10 a.m., in hearing room 11A, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for the applicant, OPSB staff, and other parties to the case to provide evidence regarding the project. The OPSB has not scheduled a date for a decision in this case.

As proposed, the Republic Wind Farm would consist of up to 50 wind turbines in Adams, Reed, Scipio, and Thompson townships in Seneca County and York Township in Sandusky County. The wind farm would have a total generating capacity of up to 200 megawatts.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 17-2295-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.

Contact: Matt Butler, (614) 644-7670