Ohio board judge advances the review of a 60-MW wind project

An administrative law judge at the Ohio Power Siting Board on June 17 granted 6011 Greenwich Windpark LLC certain requested waivers of board filing requirements for a site certificate on a 60-MW wind project in Huron County.

On April 19, 6011 Greenwich Windpark filed with the board a preapplication notification letter regarding its intent to file an application for a certificate to construct a wind-powered facility. The project will consist of about 25 wind turbine generators, access roads, electrical interconnection, construction staging areas, an operations and maintenance facility, and substation.

Each turbine will have a nameplate capacity of approximately 2.4 MW, for a total generating capacity of up to 60 MW. The project will be located on about 4,600 acres of leased land in Greenwich Township in Huron County.

The granting of the ALJ approval for the waivers clears the way for the company to file a full application with in the board. The company said it wants to commence construction by Dec. 31, 2013. It expects commercial operation to commence by no later than July 2014.

The company said it is a subsidiary of Windlab Developments USA Ltd.

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