COLUMBUS, OHIO (Dec. 23, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has scheduled hearings regarding Firelands Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct the Emerson Creek Wind Farm in Erie and Huron counties. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:
17 18, 2020, at 3 p.m.
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The purpose of the local public hearing is to allow interested persons, who are not parties to the case, to provide sworn testimony regarding the proposed facility.
The adjudicatory hearing will begin on April 14, 2020, at 10 a.m., in Hearing Room 11-A, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for Firelands Wind, OPSB staff, and parties to the case to present evidence regarding the facility.
Firelands Wind proposes to construct up to 71 wind turbines at 87 possible locations with a maximum total generating capacity of approximately 297.66 megawatts. The facility will be located in Groton and Oxford townships in Erie County and Lyme, Norwich, Richmond, Ridgefield, and Sherman townships in Huron County.
Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-1607-EL-BGN.
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 Schilling, (614) 466-7750