Sycamore Creek Solar, LLC on Jan. 4 filed with the Ohio Power Siting Board a pre-application notification letter regarding the proposed up to 117-MW solar-powered electric generating facility in Cranberry Township, Crawford County, Ohio.
Sycamore Creek, which is a subsidiary of National Grid Renewables, noted that the project would be located on about 985 acres of land adjacent to the southwestern perimeter of the village of New Washington. The purpose of the project would be to maximize energy production from solar resources to deliver renewable electricity to the regional transmission system to serve the needs of electric utilities and their customers, Sycamore Creek said.
Construction of the facility is scheduled to begin as early as 4Q21, Sycamore Creek said, adding that the project is scheduled to be in service by the end of 2022.
Sycamore Creek said that a virtual public information meeting regarding the project is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m., on Jan. 26, with that meeting accessible through the project’s website, https://nationalgridrenewables.com/sycamore-creek.
A phone-based public information meeting will begin at 8 p.m., that day, the company said.
Juliet Energy project
In other solar news, Juliet Energy Project, LLC on Dec. 23, 2020, filed with the board a pre-application notification letter for a proposed up to 101-MW solar-powered electric generating facility to be built in Weston and Milton townships in Wood County, Ohio.
Juliet Energy said that it expects to file its application in February, with project construction anticipated to begin in 2Q22, and to be completed within 12 months.
Similar to Sycamore Creek, Juliet Energy said that it plans to hold a web-based public information meeting on Jan. 20 at 6 p.m., followed by a teleconference session on the same date at 8 p.m.
More information on the project can be found on the board’s website, under Case No. 20-1760-EL-BGN.