OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed solar farm in Brown, Clermont counties

COLUMBUS, OHIO (March 15, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Nestlewood Solar I LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Clermont counties. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

May 31, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Hamersville Elementary and Middle School
1950 State Route 125
Hamersville, Ohio 45130

The proposed Nestlewood Solar Farm would be located within an area of approximately 610 acres of land 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.

The adjudicatory hearing in the Nestlewood Solar Farm proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on June 10, 2019, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-D, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for the applicant, the OPSB staff, and any other parties to the case to provide evidence regarding the project.

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