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August 25, 2017
OPSB postpones hearing for proposed Duke Energy Ohio pipeline extension

The OPSB has postponed the adjudicatory hearing previously scheduled for Duke Energy Ohio’s proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline extension in Hamilton County and will reschedule the hearing at a later date.

August 21, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed transmission line in Washington County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Lower Salem, Ohio on Oct. 10, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a new electric transmission line in Washington County.

August 17, 2017
OPSB approves construction of transmission lines in Clark and Monroe counties

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today separately authorized American Transmission Systems, Inc. (ATSI) and AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) to construct three new electric transmission lines in Clark and Monroe counties.

August 16, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed wind farm in Lake Erie

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Cleveland on Nov. 8, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Lake Erie.

June 30, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed Lucas County power plant

The OPSB will hold a hearing on Sept. 20, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about Clean Energy Future-Oregon, LLC’s proposal to construct a new electric generating facility in Lucas County.

June 23, 2017
OPSB postpones hearings for proposed Belmont County transmission line

The OPSB has cancelled the two hearings previously scheduled for AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s (AEP Ohio Transco) proposal to rebuild an electric transmission line in Belmont County. The OPSB will reschedule the hearings at a later date.

June 22, 2017
OPSB reschedules adjudicatory hearing for proposed Duke Energy Ohio pipeline extension

The OPSB has rescheduled to Sept. 11, 2017 the adjudicatory hearing regarding Duke Energy Ohio’s proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline extension in Hamilton County.

June 20, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed Trumbull County power plant

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Lordstown on July 25, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about Clean Energy Future-Trumbull, LLC’s proposal to construct a new electric generating facility in Trumbull County. 

June 7, 2017
LOCATION CHANGE: OPSB schedules hearings for proposed transmission line in Monroe County

A local public hearing to allow the public to express their views about an AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) proposal to construct a new electric transmission line in Monroe County will now be held June 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.

June 1, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Guernsey County power plant

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Byesville, Ohio on Aug. 15, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about Guernsey Power Station, LLC’s proposal to construct a new electric generating facility in Guernsey County.

May 17, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed Belmont County transmission line project

The OPSB will hold a local public hearing in Bellaire, Ohio on July 10, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about an AEP Ohio Transmission Company proposal to rebuild an electric transmission line in Belmont County.

May 10, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed AEP Ohio Transco transmission line

The OPSB will hold a local public hearing on June 6, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transco's proposal to construct the Lamping-Rouse 138 kilovolt transmission line in southwestern Monroe County. 

May 4, 2017
OPSB approves construction of AEP Ohio Transco transmission line rebuilds

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) to rebuild two electric transmission lines in Harrison and Tuscarawas counties.

April 18, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed transmission line in Monroe County

The OPSB will hold a local public hearing in Sarahsville, Ohio on June 28, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about an AEP Ohio Transmission Company proposal to construct a new electric transmission line in Monroe County.

April 13, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed Duke Energy Ohio pipeline extension

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local public hearing to allow the public to express their views regarding Duke Energy Ohio’s proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline extension in Butler, Hamilton and Warren counties.

April 12, 2017
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed transmission line upgrades in Clark County

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local public hearing to allow the public to express their views about an American Transmission Systems, Incorporated (ATSI) proposal to upgrade electric transmission lines located in Clark County.

February 2, 2017
OPSB approves construction of AEP Ohio Transco Transmission Projects

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) to construct three electric transmission line projects in four southeastern Ohio counties.

December 9, 2016
OPSB sets hearings for proposed transmission line upgrades in Harrison and Tuscarawas counties

The OPSB will hold a local public hearing on Jan. 11, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposals to rebuild two electric transmission lines located in Harrison and Tuscarawas counties.

October 20, 2016
OPSB sets hearings for proposed transmission line upgrades in southeast Ohio

The OPSB scheduled a local public hearing to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposals to rebuild two electric transmission lines located in Belmont, Guernsey, and Noble counties.

September 22, 2016
OPSB approves construction of South Field Energy Generation Facility

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized South Field Energy, LLC to construct a 1,105 megawatt natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generation facility in Columbiana County.

September 12, 2016
OPSB schedules hearings for proposed transmission line spanning Noble and Washington counties

The OPSB scheduled a local hearing to provide the public an opportunity to testify about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct an electric transmission line between its South Caldwell and Macksburg substations.

May 19, 2016
OPSB approves transmission line for Timber Road Wind Farm

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized Paulding Wind Farm III, LLC to construct a new 138-kilovolt electric transmission line in Paulding County.

April 1, 2016
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Columbiana County power plant

The OPSB will hold a public hearing on June 6, 2016 to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about South Field Energy, LLC’s proposal to construct a new electric generating facility and related transmission infrastructure in Columbiana County. 

March 2, 2016
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed transmission line in Paulding County

The OPSB will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Paulding Wind Farm III’s proposal to construct a 138 kilovolt transmission line and associated switchyard in Benton and Harrison townships, Paulding County.