OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Republic Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 23, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Republic Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in parts of Seneca and Sandusky counties. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Oct. 2, 2018, at 6 p.m.
VFW Post
5900 State Route 778
Green Springs, Ohio 44836

The proposed Republic Wind Farm would be situated across approximately 24,000 acres of leased private land in Adams, Pleasant, Reed, Scipio and Thompson townships in Seneca County, and York Township in Sandusky County. The facility would consist of up to 58 wind turbines with a total generating capacity of up to 200 megawatts.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on Oct. 15, 2018, 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 to allow formal parties to the case to present pre-filed testimony and evidence, and to cross examine other parties’ witnesses. The OPSB has not yet scheduled a date for the final decision in this case.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 17-2295-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