By Michelle Froese Icebreaker Wind Ohio’s took a major step forward in bringing its offshore wind turbine demonstration project to reality with the issuance of a letter by the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) finding that Icebreaker Windpower’s application for a permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project is now in compliance and ready to be processed.
Icebreaker Wind’s six-turbine 20.7-MW project will be located 8 to 10 miles off the shore of Cleveland, Ohio. The project will create nearly 500 jobs in the area.
The OPSB will next issue public notice and review of the application will continue. The six-turbine 20.7-MW
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