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Second Jay County wind farm receives final local approval

The Jay County Council approved Scout Energy's tax abatement for the Bitter Ridge Wind Farm.

Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:53 PM
Updated: Sep. 13, 2018 6:27 AM

PORTLAND, Ind. (WFFT) - A second Jay County wind farm received its final local approval Wednesday.

The Jay County Council approved Scout Energy's tax abatement for the Bitter Ridge Wind Farm.

Many neighbors have spoken against building a second wind farm in the southern portion of the county.

The Jay County Plan Commission approved Scout Energy's plan in June.

Scout Energy plans to start construction in 2019.

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