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Notice of Public Information Meeting for Proposed Major Utility Facility Birch Solar, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lightsource bp, scheduled virtual public informational meetings for Friday, November 20, 2020, and Monday, November 23, 2020, Shawnee Township, Allen County, Ohio, and Duchouquet and Logan Townships, Auglaize County, Ohio. The facility will be sited on approximately 2,600 acres and have a maximum total generating capacity of up to 300 megawatts. The purpose ofthe facility is to generate electricity to PJM. Construction is anticipated to begin as early as fourth quarter 2021, resulting in commercial operations in second quarter 2023. A map showing the general outline of the project area is below. On both Friday, November 20th and Monday, November 23rd, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lightsource bp is hosting interactive, virtual public information meetings offering residents an opportunity to learn about the Birch Solar project and ask questions of the development team and the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) staff. Residents can participate in the November 20th and November 23rd meetings by phone, the internet, or both. Joining is simple: 1. Dial toll-free l-877-229-8493 2. Enter Access ID Code 120041# when prompted. 3. If you have intermet access, you may also watch the team and presentation LIVE at www.BirchSolarVirtualPublicMeeting.com. A presentation about the Birch Solar Project will be posted on Lightsource bp's website www.lightsourcebp.com/birch for viewing by the public at their convenience. Alternative access to the presentation is also available upon request. For additional information on how to access the live Q&A by either computer or phone, contact the Birch Solar team at birchsolan@lightsourcebp.com or 320-267-3595. If you are unable to access the virtual public information meeting via the intermet and would like to receive a copy of the presentation, contact Birch Solar at the address or telephone number listed above. Birch Solar anticipates filing its application with OPSB within 90 days of the live web/phone Q&A session. OPSB's case number for the project is 20-1605-EL-BGN and the filings made with the OPSB in the Birch Solar case can be viewed at http://dis.puc.state.oh.us/CaseRecord.aspx?CascNo=20-1605&x=14&y=14. Upon the receipt of the application, OPSB will review the application to determine if it is complete so OPSB staff can begin its investigation. Should OPSB find the application complete, OPSB will set a date for public hearing, not less than 60 nor more than 90 days after such finding. The public hearing consists of two parts: a public hearing where OPSB will accept written or oral testimony and an adjudicatory hearing. 15 days prior to the public hearing. OPSB's staff will submit a written report on the project. OPSB accepts written comments on the project from interested persons at any time, as well as written or oral testimony from any person at the public hearing. Petitions to intervene in the adjudicatory hearing will be accepted by OPSB in accordance with a deadline set by OPSB. To request notification of the public hearing or submit comments in the docket contact OPSB at 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215, 1-866-270-6772, or contactOPSB@puc.state.oh.us. Petitions to intervene should be addressed to Docketing Division, the Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 or can be electronically filed. All correspondence and petitions to intervene must include reference to Case No. 20-1605-EL-BGN. The following map shows the general outline of the project and location of the project area: Birch Solar - Permit Boundary Alenugae Couren, OH Din Oer 2. Soler- Dener Pet ndary of NORTH Notice of Public Information Meeting for Proposed Major Utility Facility Birch Solar, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lightsource bp, scheduled virtual public informational meetings for Friday, November 20, 2020, and Monday, November 23, 2020, Shawnee Township, Allen County, Ohio, and Duchouquet and Logan Townships, Auglaize County, Ohio. The facility will be sited on approximately 2,600 acres and have a maximum total generating capacity of up to 300 megawatts. The purpose ofthe facility is to generate electricity to PJM. Construction is anticipated to begin as early as fourth quarter 2021, resulting in commercial operations in second quarter 2023. A map showing the general outline of the project area is below. On both Friday, November 20th and Monday, November 23rd, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lightsource bp is hosting interactive, virtual public information meetings offering residents an opportunity to learn about the Birch Solar project and ask questions of the development team and the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) staff. Residents can participate in the November 20th and November 23rd meetings by phone, the internet, or both. Joining is simple: 1. Dial toll-free l-877-229-8493 2. Enter Access ID Code 120041# when prompted. 3. If you have intermet access, you may also watch the team and presentation LIVE at www.BirchSolarVirtualPublicMeeting.com. A presentation about the Birch Solar Project will be posted on Lightsource bp's website www.lightsourcebp.com/birch for viewing by the public at their convenience. Alternative access to the presentation is also available upon request. For additional information on how to access the live Q&A by either computer or phone, contact the Birch Solar team at birchsolan@lightsourcebp.com or 320-267-3595. If you are unable to access the virtual public information meeting via the intermet and would like to receive a copy of the presentation, contact Birch Solar at the address or telephone number listed above. Birch Solar anticipates filing its application with OPSB within 90 days of the live web/phone Q&A session. OPSB's case number for the project is 20-1605-EL-BGN and the filings made with the OPSB in the Birch Solar case can be viewed at http://dis.puc.state.oh.us/CaseRecord.aspx?CascNo=20-1605&x=14&y=14. Upon the receipt of the application, OPSB will review the application to determine if it is complete so OPSB staff can begin its investigation. Should OPSB find the application complete, OPSB will set a date for public hearing, not less than 60 nor more than 90 days after such finding. The public hearing consists of two parts: a public hearing where OPSB will accept written or oral testimony and an adjudicatory hearing. 15 days prior to the public hearing. OPSB's staff will submit a written report on the project. OPSB accepts written comments on the project from interested persons at any time, as well as written or oral testimony from any person at the public hearing. Petitions to intervene in the adjudicatory hearing will be accepted by OPSB in accordance with a deadline set by OPSB. To request notification of the public hearing or submit comments in the docket contact OPSB at 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215, 1-866-270-6772, or contactOPSB@puc.state.oh.us. Petitions to intervene should be addressed to Docketing Division, the Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 or can be electronically filed. All correspondence and petitions to intervene must include reference to Case No. 20-1605-EL-BGN. The following map shows the general outline of the project and location of the project area: Birch Solar - Permit Boundary Alenugae Couren, OH Din Oer 2. Soler- Dener Pet ndary of NORTH