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Case Title: In the Matter of the Application of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need to Construct a Solar-Po
Status: OPEN-OPEN
Industry Code: EL-ELECTRIC
Purpose Code: BGN-Application for a certificate/ generating station
Date Opened: 11/12/2020 12:58:15 PM
Date Closed:
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01/16/2024Notice of Certificate Compliance with Condition 10– 2023 Fourth Quarter Complaint Summary Report electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Candence Solar Energy LLC.2
10/27/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 30 – Decommissioning Plan Update electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy.3
10/23/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 10 – Construction Notice Letters and Complaint Resolution Plan electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.4
10/23/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 7 – Construction Start Date – October 30, 2023 electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.2
09/21/2023Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel Robert Eubanks (0073386) electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M. Naeder on behalf of PUCO.5
08/21/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 2 – Preconstruction Conference Agenda electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.3
07/24/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 11 – Emergency Response Plan electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.24
07/24/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 30 – Decommissioning Plan electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.2
07/24/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 29 – Water Well Status electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.12
07/24/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 27 – Ecologically Sensitive Resource Impact Avoidance/Minimization Plan electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.15
07/19/2023Correspondence Regarding engineering drawings in compliance with Condition 4 electronically filed by Mr. Matt Butler on behalf of Staff of OPSB.2
07/14/2023Notice of Certificate of Compliance with Condition 4 – Engineering Drawings electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.2
07/11/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 5 – Final Geotechnical Report (Part 4 of 4) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.163
07/11/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 5 – Final Geotechnical Report (Part 3 of 4) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.164
07/11/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 5 – Final Geotechnical Report (Part 2 of 4) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.164
07/11/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance Condition 5 – Final Geotechnical Report - (Part 1 of 4) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.164
01/31/2023Notice of Certificate Compliance with Condition 12 – Interconnection Service Agreements and Interconnection Construction Service Agreements electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.384
10/06/2022Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel electronically filed by Ms. Leah Curtis on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.4
05/06/2022Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel for Thomas Shepherd electronically filed by Mrs. Tonnetta Y. Scott on behalf of PUCO and OPSB.9
01/04/2022Notice of Compliance with Condition 17 containing Attachment 1, September 2021 Phase I Archaeological Survey Report; Attachment 2, State Historic Preservation Office (“SHPO”) August 20, 2021 Letter; and Attachment 3, SHPO October 1, 2021 Final Concurrence Letter electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.769
11/18/2021Service Notice.6
11/18/2021Opinion, Order, and Certificate issuing a certificate of environmental compatibility and public need to Cadence Solar Energy LLC for the construction, operation, and maintenance of an up to 275 megawatt solar-powered electric generation facility in York, Liberty, and Taylor townships in Union County, Ohio, subject to the conditions set forth in the stipulation and consistent with this Opinion, Order, and Certificate electronically filed by Ms. Mary E. Fischer on behalf of Ohio Power Siting Board.55
09/22/2021Transcript for hearing held on 09/08/21 at 10 a.m. at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Hearing Rm 11-C, Columbus, OH, before Administrative Law Judges Sarah Parrot and Jesse Davis electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mr. Michael O. Spencer.16
09/03/2021Prefiled Testimony of Mark Bellamy on behalf of the Staff of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Power Siting Department electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M. Naeder on behalf of OPSB.7
09/03/2021Direct Testimony of Ryan Van Portfliet electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.12
09/03/2021Supplemental Response to Third Data Request from Staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.767
09/03/2021Joint Stipulation and Recommendation electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC. 19
09/01/2021Service Notice6
09/01/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry ordering that the Joint Parties file any stipulation and testimony by September 3, 2021 and that the evidentiary hearing recommence on September 8, 2021 electronically filed by Heather A. Chilcote on behalf of Jesse Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.6
07/29/2021Transcript for hearing held July 20 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 E Broad Street, Hearing Room 11-C, Columbus, Ohio before Administrative Law Judges Sarah Parrot and Jesse Davis electronically filed by Mr. Ken Spencer on behalf of Armstrong & Okey, Inc. and Mr. Michael O. Spencer.8
07/16/2021Service Notice5
07/16/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the Joint Parties’ motion to extend the deadline to file their factual and expert testimony; and ordering the evidentiary hearing scheduled for July 20, 2021 be called and continued electronically filed by Ms. Mary E. Fischer on behalf of Jesse M. Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.5
07/16/2021Motion to Call and Continue the Evidentiary Hearing and Continue Deadlines for Filing Parties' Testimony and Stipulations and Request for and Expedited Ruling and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC. 7
07/13/2021Service Notice.5
07/13/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the motion to extend the deadline to file testimony to July 16, 2021 electronically filed by Ms. Mary E Fischer on behalf of Jesse M. Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.4
07/12/2021Joint Motion to Extend Testimony Deadlines, Request for an Expedited Ruling and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC.5
07/09/2021Returned Mail for Raymond Branch of the Marysville Public Library, Staff Report of Investigation mailed 06/14/21, "Return to Sender, Unable to Forward"1
07/02/2021Service Notice.5
07/02/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry granting the motion to extend the deadline for applicant to file expert and factual testimony by July 13, 2021 electronically filed by Ms. Mary E. Fischer on behalf of Sarah J. Parrot, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.4
07/02/2021Motion for Extension of Testimony Due Date for Applicant Request for an Expedited Ruling and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC.4
07/02/2021Witness List from Local Public Hearing on June 29, 2021 electronically filed by Ms. Mary E Fischer on behalf of Ohio Power Siting Board.4
07/01/2021Transcript for Hearing held on June 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm, at West Mansfield Conservation Club, 701 S Main St, West Mansfield, OH before Administrative Law Judges Jesse Davis and Sarah Parrot electronically filed by Beth A. Higgins on behalf of Higgins & Associates.88
06/28/2021Proof of Second and Third Publication, Service of Procedural Schedule and Accepted, Complete Application electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC.7
06/23/2021Cadence Solar Energy LLC's List of Issues electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC.3
06/23/2021Issues List of Union Soil and Water Conservation District and the respective Boards of Township Trustees for Liberty, Taylor, and York Townships, all in Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of Union Soil and Water Conservation District, Liberty Township Board of Trustees, Taylor Township Board of Trustees and York Township Board of Township Trustees.4
06/23/2021Notice of Potential Issues list electronically filed by Mr. Thaddeus M. Boggs on behalf of Union County Commissioners.3
06/15/2021Service Notice.4
06/15/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry ordering the local public hearing and evidentiary hearing be held in-person and for applicant to provide notice of the same; and granting the petitions for intervention. electronically filed by Ms. Mary E Fischer on behalf of Sarah J. Parrot, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.7
06/14/2021Service Notice.8
06/14/2021Staff Report of Investigation electronically filed by Mr. Matt Butler on behalf of Staff of OPSB.50
06/02/2021Response to Third Data Request from the OPSB Staff electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.123
06/01/2021Exhibit to Notice to Intervene - Resolution to Intervene electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of Taylor Township Board of Township Trustees.3
06/01/2021Notice of Intervention as a Party of the Board of Township Trustees, Taylor Township, Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of Taylor Township Board of Township Trustees.3
06/01/2021Notice of Intervention as a Party of the Board of Township Trustees, Liberty Township, Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of Liberty Township Board of Township Trustees.3
05/28/2021Motion to Intervene of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Amy M. Milam on behalf of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.8
05/17/2021Exhibit A to Notice of Intervention as a Party of the Board of Township Trustees, York Township, Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of York Township Board of Township Trustees.3
05/17/2021Notice of Intervention as a Party of the Board of Township Trustees, York Township, Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D. Gray on behalf of York Township Board of Township Trustees.3
05/06/2021Proof of Publication and Service of Procedural Schedule and Accepted, Complete Application electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.4
05/03/2021Proof of Pub filed by Sherryl Sheets.3
04/26/2021Notice of Intervention as a Party of The Union County Commissioners electronically filed by Mr. Thaddeus M. Boggs on behalf of Union County Commissioners.3
04/20/2021Exhibit A to Notice of Intervention - Union Soil and Water Conservation District Resolution 21-102 Authorizing Intervention electronically filed by Thayne D Gray on behalf of Union Soil and Water Conservation District.3
04/20/2021Notice of Intervention as a Party of the Union Soil and Water Conservation District, Union County, Ohio electronically filed by Thayne D Gray on behalf of Union Soil and Water Conservation District.3
04/15/2021Service Notice.2
04/15/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry ordering the hearings in this matter be scheduled in accordance with Paragraph 16; ordering that the notice of the application and hearings be published by the Applicant in accordance with Paragraphs 18, 19, 22, and 23; ordering that witness registration occur pursuant to Paragraphs 20, 23, and 24 and ordering that the parties observe the filing deadlines set forth in Paragraph 30 electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Jesse M. Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.9
04/13/2021Supplemental Response to Second Data Request from Staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.23
04/13/2021Notice of Application Fee Paid electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.3
04/05/2021Certificate of Service of Accepted, Complete Application on Local Officials and Public Libraries electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.4
04/02/2021Correspondence regarding application compliance electronically filed by Mark C Bellamy on behalf of OPSB Staff.3
03/22/2021Response to Second Data Request from Staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.136
03/16/2021Second Supplement to Application – Architectural Survey electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.102
02/18/2021Service Notice.2
02/18/2021Administrative Law Judge Entry granting Applicant’s motion seeking waiver as stated in Paragraph 11; and granting Applicant’s motion seeking a protective order as stated in Paragraph 16 electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Jesse M. Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.6
02/16/2021Correspondence Regarding Motion for Waiver electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M Naeder on behalf of OPSB.3
02/16/2021Response to First Data Request from Staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.7
02/12/2021Application - Supplement to Application – Figure 08-7 with 10-mile Buffer (Part 2 of 2) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.20
02/12/2021Application - Supplement to Application – Figure 08-7 with 10-mile Buffer (Part 1 of 2) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.21
02/02/2021Confidential Document Target: Unredacted Versions of Portions of Pages 31 -34 of the Application, Portions of Page 1 Exhibit K & N filed by Christine Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy, LLC. (10 pages)1
02/02/2021Application - 24 of 34 (Exhibit R - Preliminary Geotechnical Engineering Report – Expanded Study) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.126
02/02/2021Application - 29 of 34 (Exhibit W - Programmatic Agreement) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.7
02/01/2021Motion for Waiver and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.5
02/01/2021Motion for Protective Order and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.10
02/01/2021Application - 34 of 34 (Exhibit BB - Cultural Resources Work Plan and OHPO Correspondence) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.96
02/01/2021Application - 33 of 34 (Exhibit AA - Cultural Resources Desktop Review) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.54
02/01/2021Application - 32 of 34 (Exhibit Z - Solar Glare Analysis) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.49
02/01/2021Application - 31 of 34 (Exhibit Y - Drainage Tile Assessment and Construction Impact Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.15
02/01/2021Application - 30 of 34 (Exhibit X - Viewshed Analysis and Aesthetic Resources Inventory) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.34
02/01/2021Application - 28 of 34 (Exhibit V - Vegetation Management and Landscape Plan) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.29
02/01/2021Application - 27 of 34 (Exhibit U - Directionally Drilled Installations Inadvertent Return Plan) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.8
02/01/2021Application - 26 of 34 (Exhibit T - Ohio Department of Natural Resources Communication) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.12
02/01/2021Application - 25 of 34 (Exhibit S - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Communication) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.8
02/01/2021Application - 23 of 34 (Exhibit Q - Preliminary Geotechnical Engineering Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of CADENCE SOLAR ENERGY LLC.79
02/01/2021Application - 22 of 34 (Exhibit P – Part 2 of 3 - Pre-construction Noise Analysis) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.35
02/01/2021Application - 21 of 34 (Exhibit P – Part 1 of 2 -Pre-construction Noise Analysis) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.36
02/01/2021Application - 20 of 34 (Exhibit O - Decommissioning Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.20
02/01/2021Application - 19 of 34 (Exhibit N - Certificate of Liability Insurance) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.3
02/01/2021Application - 18 of 34 (Exhibit M - Start of Construction and Start of Operations Notices) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.7
02/01/2021Application - 17 of 34 (Exhibit L - Complaint Resolution Plan) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.4
02/01/2021Application - 16 of 34 (Exhibit K - Economic Impact and Land Use Analysis) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.72
02/01/2021Application - 15 of 34 (Exhibit J - Property Value Impact Study) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.79
02/01/2021Application - 14 of 34 (Exhibit I – Part 2 of 2 - Community Engagement and Outreach) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.39
02/01/2021Application - 13 of 34 (Exhibit I – Part 1 of 2 - Community Engagement and Outreach) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.23
02/01/2021Application - 12 of 34 (Exhibit H - PJM Interconnection Studies) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.35
02/01/2021Application - 11 of 34 (Exhibit G – Part 2 of 2 - Wetlands and Other Waters of the U.S. Delineation Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.45
02/01/2021Application - 10 of 34 (Exhibit G – Part 1 of 2 - Wetlands and Other Waters of the U.S. Delineation Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.224
02/01/2021Application - 9 of 34 (Exhibit F - Site Characterization Study Report) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.65
02/01/2021Application - 8 of 34 (Exhibit E – Part 2 of 2 - Construction Route Study) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.64
02/01/2021Application - 7 of 34 (Exhibit E –Part 1 of 2 - Construction Route Study) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.82
02/01/2021Application - 6 of 34 (Exhibit D - Substation Transformer Specifications) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.4
02/01/2021Application - 5 of 34 (Exhibit C - Inverter Specifications) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.15
02/01/2021Application - 4 of 34 (Exhibit B - Tracking System Specifications) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.11
02/01/2021Application - 3 of 34 (Exhibit A - Module Specifications) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.17
02/01/2021Application - 2 of 34 (Figures 03-1 through 08-8) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.50
02/01/2021Application - 1 of 34 (Cover, Affidavit, and Narrative) electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.132
12/10/2020Proof of Pub for Public Information Meeting electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.3
11/25/2020Notice of Compliance with Service Requirement for Public Information Meetings and Service List electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.7
11/25/2020Preapplication Notification Letter electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.3
11/20/2020Service Notice. (Electronically Served)1
11/20/2020Administrative Law Judge Entry granting Applicant’s motion seeking waiver to the extent it is requesting waiver of the Board’s requirement that a public information meeting be held in the area in which the Project is to be located. electronically filed by Kelli C. King on behalf of Jesse M. Davis, Administrative Law Judge, Ohio Power Siting Board.5
11/18/2020Correspondence Regarding Motion for Waiver electronically filed by Mrs. Kimberly M. Naeder on behalf of OPSB.4
11/12/2020In the Matter of the Motion for Waiver and Request for Approval of an Alternative Method for the Public Information Meeting Request for Expedited Ruling and Memorandum in Support electronically filed by Christine M.T. Pirik on behalf of Cadence Solar Energy LLC.16