OPSB reschedules hearings for Seneca Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 8, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled hearings regarding Seneca Wind, LLC’s application to construct a wind farm in Seneca County. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

July 23, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m.
Tiffin University, Marion Center
235 Miami Street
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

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

The adjudicatory hearing will commence on August 26, 2019, at 10 a.m., in hearing room 11A, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for Seneca Wind, OPSB staff, and parties to the case to present evidence regarding the facility.

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 77 wind turbines with a total generating capacity of up to 212 megawatts.

Additional information regarding the proposed wind farm 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.

Contact: Matt Butler, (614) 644-7670