Williamsport – A 400 Megawatt photo voltaic farm has been filed to get out of Pickaway County and probably out of Ohio after opposition from residents to elected officers continues on report.
The Chipmunk Photo voltaic venture discovered itself in deep waters in Pickaway County when the Williamsport village the place the venture was deliberate was up in arms when the Mayor permitted the venture however the council didn’t.
In a letter of objection, they handed a decision in opposition to the venture
“Council Members moved to undertake the next: WHEREAS, the Village of Williamsport held public conferences to debate Chipmunk Photo voltaic and heard from a big group of residents in opposition to the venture. WHEREAS, the great parcel of land within the Village of Williamsport permits for residential development. IF the Village of Williamsport believes that the Chipmunk Photo voltaic venture inside the Village of Williamsport just isn’t in the very best pursuits of the residents of the village, and; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED : SECTION I. That the Village of Williamsport hereby objects to the Chipmunk Photo voltaic venture inside the Village of Williamsport.”
They don’t seem to be the one Pickaway County Residents In opposition to Industrial Photo voltaic on Farmland to file a Memorandum of opposition in opposition to the corporate with the facility sitting board.
On 12/22/22 Chipmunk Photo voltaic formally filed an utility to withdraw from the three,600-acre proposed photo voltaic farm. The loss is printed as 1000 million in income for the native authorities through the 30-year venture.
“Whereas we hope that the venture can be realized, the character of the event actions, that are typically out of our management, pressured us to make the tough resolution to not proceed,” mentioned EDF Renewables, as reported by Inside Local weather Information.
A lot of the opposition the Sciotopost witnessed through the Willampsort conferences and different native conferences was opposition to fireside prevention responses from native fireplace departments, questions of soil and water contamination, and the general future planning and improvement of the realm is completely different. than the venture.
Two extra photo voltaic farms are at present within the building levels in Ross County, one situated in Yellow Bud on the 104 and the second on US-23 north of Chillicothe. A 3rd photo voltaic vitality web site is at present being proposed.