Virginians for Responsible Energy is asking the county to terminate a zoning application to build wind turbines atop North Mountain.
The latest plan calls for 14 turbines, each one 612 feet tall, along the top of North Mountain.
The topping out of Apex Plaza was celebrated during a ceremony Wednesday morning hosted by Apex Clean Energy.
Opponents are challenging a permit issued for Rocky Forge Wind last year by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
Garrett Street complex will include solar panels, wood beam construction.
Nearly four years after the seed for a wind farm was planted in Botetourt County, the renewable energy project has yet to take root.
Data: The vacancy rate downtown was at zero percent in December.
Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy is now in line to build Virginia's first commercial wind farm in Botetourt County.
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Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy remains confident in its plans for what will be the first project of its kind in Virginia.
Apex Clean Energy, based in Charlottesville, will turn the turbines off from dusk to dawn every year between May 15 and Nov. 15.
A 30-day comment period on Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy's plan is set to begin May 5.
It remains unclear if Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy, which wants to build a wind farm in Botetourt County, has submitted a proposal.
With the special exception permit it needed from supervisors, Apex must still obtain approval from state and federal agencies.
If Apex can win county, state and federal approval in the coming months, it will be on track to have Virginia’s first commercial wind farm running by late 2017.
As many as 25 wind turbines one day could tower above a Botetourt County ridgeline, each one more than six times taller than Roanoke’s Mill Mountain Star, with blades the width of a football field.