OPSB sets hearing schedule for proposed solar farm in Brown, Highland counties

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Nov. 30, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow members of the public to express their views about Willowbrook Solar I, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Highland counties. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Feb. 19, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Bright Elementary School
6100 Fair Ridge Road
Hillsboro, Ohio 45133

The proposed Willowbrook Solar Farm would consist of large arrays of solar photovoltaic panels with a combined generating capacity of up to 150 megawatts. The proposed facility would be located on approximately 1,726 acres in Eagle Township in Brown County and Concord and White Oak Townships in Highland County.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on Feb. 28, 2019, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-D, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed Willowbrook Solar Farm is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-1024-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