OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Greenwich Wind Farm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (April 24, 2014) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Greenwich Windpark, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind farm in Huron County.

The hearing is scheduled for:

May 6, 2014 at 6 p.m.
South Central High School
3305 Greenwich Angling Road
Greenwich, Ohio 44837

Greenwich Windpark proposes to construct up to 25 wind turbines with a net generating capacity of 60 megawatts.  The proposed project, encompassing 4,600 acres of leased land in Greenwich Township, would include access roads, an electrical collection line system, and operations and maintenance facilities.

Additional information regarding the Greenwich Windpark in OPSB case number 13-0990-EL-BGN is available online at www.OPSB.ohio.gov.

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The OPSB is responsible for reviewing and certificating plans for the construction of new energy facilities in Ohio. Before any company can build a major utility facility, the OPSB ensures that the facility will benefit Ohio’s citizens, promote the state’s economic interests and protect the environment and land use. The OPSB’s certification process includes local public hearings that allow residents to voice their opinions and concerns on proposed projects.

For additional information, contact: Matt Butler | (614) 644-7670