4906-17-01 Applicability and definitions.

(A) This chapter details the application filing requirements for all wind-powered electric generation facilities consisting of wind turbines and associated facilities with a single interconnection to the electrical grid and designed for, or capable of, operation at an aggregate capacity of five megawatts or more.

(B) As used in this chapter:

(1) "Project area" means the total wind-powered electric generation facility, including associated setbacks.

(2) "Wind-powered electric generation facility" or "wind-energy facility" or facility means all the turbines, collection lines, any associated substations, and all other associated equipment.

(C) With regard to certification applications under this chapter, the board shall approve, or modify and approve, a certification application for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a wind farm or shall deny, grant or grant upon such terms, conditions, or modifications as the board considers appropriate a certification application for a major utility facility, pursuant to the requirements set forth in section 4906.10 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 05/07/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/30/2013
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4906.03, 4906.20
Rule Amplifies: 4906.01, 4906.03, 4906.06, 4906.13, 4906.20