16-1871-EL-BGN: Icebreaker Wind Facility

Case Number: 16-1871-EL-BGN
Project: Icebreaker Wind Facility
Applicant: Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.
Location: Lake Erie, Cuyahoga County
Status: Hearings

The Applicant proposes to construct a six turbine wind-powered electric generation facility in Lake Erie, approximately 8 to 10 miles off the shore of Cleveland. The turbine model proposed has a nameplate capacity of 3.45 megawatts (MW). The project would also include include an 11.8-mile long submerged electric line to transmit power to Cleveland Public Power's onshore Lake Road substation.

On July 3, 2018, the OPSB technical staff published its Report of Investigation, recommending that the Board approve construction of the facility subject to 34 conditions. The report is only a recommendation, and the final decision regarding the proposed facility remains pending before the Board. Two hearings have been scheduled in this proceeding.

Local public hearing
July 19, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Cleveland City Council Chambers
Cleveland City Hall
2nd Floor – Room 216
601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114

Adjudicatory hearing
August 6, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Hearing Room 11-A
180 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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