Wind farm developer sues project opponents for defamation

Posted: January 16, 2016 at 1 a.m.

The CEO of the company hoping to build the state's first wind farm west of Springdale has sued two of the project's opponents for defamation.

At a Glance

Proposed Wind Farm Site

• Location: West of Kenneth Price Road near the intersection with Tally Gate Road, about half a mile south of the Benton/Washington county border

• Size: About 300 acres

• Owner: Elite Energy, registered in Fayetteville

• Price: Sold by Chambers Bank in February 2015 for $2.3 million

Source: Staff report

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