OPSB reschedules local public hearing for Nestlewood Solar Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (April 19, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled the local public hearing regarding Nestlewood Solar I LLC’s application to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Clermont counties. The local public hearing, previously set to begin on May 31, 2019, is now scheduled as follows:

May 30, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Hamersville Elementary and Middle School Gymnasium
1950 State Route 125
Hamersville, Ohio 45130

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 schedule change will not affect the adjudicatory hearing set to begin at 10 a.m. on June 13, 2019, at 180 East Broad Street, Hearing Room 11-D in Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is to allow formal parties to the case to present pre-filed testimony and evidence, and to cross-examine other parties’ witnesses.

The proposed Nestlewood Solar Farm would be located within an area of approximately 610 acres in Clark Township in Brown County and Tate Township in Clermont County. The facility would consist of multiple arrays of solar photovoltaic panels with a combined generating capacity of up to 80 megawatts.

Additional information regarding the Nestlewood Solar Farm project is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-1546-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