Yellowbud Solar, LLC, a subsidiary of National Grid’s Geronimo Energy, on June 5 filed with the Ohio Power Siting Board a pre-application notification letter regarding its proposed up to 274-MW solar electric generating facility in Deerfield and Union townships in Ross County, Ohio, as well as in Deercreek and Wayne townships in Pickaway County, Ohio.
The proposed Yellowbud Solar Project would be located on about 2,040 acres of privately owned land near the intersection of Lutz Road and Ebenhack Road. Yellowbud Solar added that construction of the facility is scheduled to begin as early as 2Q21, and that the project is scheduled to be in service by the end of 2022.
A web-based virtual public informational meeting regarding the project is scheduled to be held on June 22, Yellowbud Solar said, adding that the meeting can be accessed via the project’s website.
Among other things, Yellowbud Solar said that it has been granted a waiver regarding the requirement to conduct a public information meeting in the area in which the project would be located, and that it does not anticipate requesting any additional waivers at this time.