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New wind farm proposed
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Monday, March 18, 2013 6:20 PM

GROVER HILL – Northwest Ohio Wind Energy LLC has announced plans to build a wind farm project between Latty and Scott in Blue Creek and Latty townships. The company proposes erecting 50 turbines with a total generating capacity of up to 100 megawatts and could potentially expand to a generating capacity of up to 250 megawatts. Construction could begin by the end of the year.

A public informational meeting is set for 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at Wayne Trace High School in Haviland.

Northwest Ohio Wind Energy, whose manager is National Wind LLC, has an office in Grover Hill.

Northwest Ohio Wind Energy, (OPSB Case No. 12-0197-EL-BGN) proposes to build approximately 50 wind turbines and associated infrastructure, including collection lines and a step-up transformer. This project encompasses more than 9,000 acres in Blue Creek and Latty Townships in Paulding County and would connect to the electric grid at AEP-Ohio’s Haviland Substation

The The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) requires project developers such as Northwest Ohio Wind Energy to hold a public informational meeting before submitting an application to the Board. This meeting is intended to provide area residents with the opportunity to review a map of the proposed project and discuss the project with company representatives. Representatives from the OPSB will also be available to answer questions about the OPSB Certificate process and explain how members of the public can participate.