Trustees updated on next wind farm project
Waiting for the transmission study results also has put the sales portion of the project on hold. Where other companies may build a wind farm before a power sale contract is set, Brown said that is not the case with BP Wind. "Before we ever build, we will have a contract in place to sell the power, and it will be a long-term agreement," he declared.
August 19, 2011
by Ed Gebert
in Times Bulletin
VAN WERT - Residents on the north side of Van Wert County are getting used to seeing wind turbines, but those in the southern half are monitoring a wind farm project that will affect portions of Harrison, Pleasant, York, Liberty and Willshire townships. Several township trustees met with the Van Wert County and BP Wind's Roger Brown Thursday afternoon for an update on what could become Long Prairie Wind Farm.
Don't go looking for turbine sites just yet. Brown noted that the project is about a year away from even beginning the submission process with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB).... [continue via Web link]