Botetourt County’s Department of Community Development has issued written comments to APEX Energy on the company’s site development plans for its wind energy project known as Rocky Forge Wind. The company submitted the most recent set of materials for review on March 18, 2021. APEX’s plans were reviewed by County zoning officials, VDOT, and local emergency response officials. In addition, the County engaged an independent consulting group that specializes in assessing renewable energy efficiency projects and programs. The comments were issued ahead of the deadline allowed for agency review and comment, which is June 14th.