Rocky Forge Wind

IMPORTANT NEWS: Rocky Forge Wind has submitted the final version of the application to the Virginia DEQ. This version includes comments received from the public and the responses of Rocky Forge Wind. The submission was made on December 2, 2016, and the DEQ now has 90 days to review the application and rule if the application is complete or incomplete. The set of submissions that Rocky Forge Wind made is available at PBR documents.


Rocky Forge Wind, LLC (Rocky Forge Wind, LLC, wholly owned subsidiary of Apex GCL, LLC, its Sole Member. Apex GCL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apex Clean Energy Holdings, LLC, its Sole Member) requested that the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors approve a Special Exception Permit (“SEP”) to allow the construction and operation of a utility-scale Wind Energy System.  The SEP was approved on January 26, 2016.

The below picture is a simulation of how the wind turbines will appear:

Nearest Residence Visual Simulation Cropped

Please click on the following links to find out more about this project:

Project Overview


Wind Conditions

Economic and Business Practices


Quality of Life

Conflict of Interest