STATE OF NEBRASKA
NEBRASKA POWER REVIEW BOARD
In the Matter of the Application of Prairie Breeze Wind Energy II, LLC, Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Requesting Authority to Construct
A 73.5 Megawatt Wind Turbine Electric Generation Facility and Related Facilities in Antelope and Boone Counties, Nebraska.
On January 2, 2015, Prairie Breeze Wind Energy II, LLC, filed an application with the Nebraska Power Review Board (the Board) requesting approval to construct a 73.5 megawatt wind turbine electric generation facility and related facilities. The related facilities will include a substation, switchyard, an operation and maintenance facility, an interconnection tie line, and access roads. The proposed location for the facility is generally east of the City of Elgin in Antelope and Boone counties, Nebraska. The facility is expected to consist of approximately 40 wind turbine units. The total estimated cost of the project is $125 million. The applicant estimates construction would begin in May 1, 2015.
Notice is hereby given that the Nebraska Power Review Board will hold a formal evidentiary hearing on January 23, 2015, beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Liquor Control Commission hearing room, 5th floor, Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, to consider the above-referenced application. At that time the Power Review Board will receive testimony and other evidence regarding the construction of the proposed project.
Any interested person may attend the hearing. Parties wishing to be heard or to protest said application, or in any way participate in the hearing, must file a written Petition for Intervention with the Power Review Board prior to the close of business on January 22, 2015. Any interested parties granted intervention may appear, file objections, and offer evidence regarding this application.
The Board hereby provides notice, pursuant to the Nebraska Administrative Procedure Act, that in the event of a contested hearing, if any party requests that the Board be bound by the formal rules of ev
STATE OF NEBRASKA