OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Sept. 19, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Paulding Wind Farm IV LLC’s proposal to construct a new wind-powered electric generation facility in Paulding County. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Dec. 4, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Ohio State University Extension Building
503 Fairground Drive
Paulding, Ohio 45879

The proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm would be situated across approximately 20,400 acres in Crane, Harrison, Paulding, Blue Creek, and Benton townships. The facility would consist of 54 potential wind turbine locations. The total number of turbines constructed would depend on the turbine model selected and is not anticipated to exceed 37 turbines. The total output for the facility would not exceed 125.1 megawatts.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on Dec. 14, 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.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-0091-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