OPSB schedules hearings for proposed Trumbull County power plant

COLUMBUS, OHIO (June 20, 2017) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing 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. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

July 25, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Lordstown High School
1824 Salt Springs Rd.
Warren, Ohio 44481

The proposed 940 megawatt capacity natural gas fired, combined cycle facility would be located in Lordstown, Ohio. The facility would interconnect to a 345 kilovolt electric transmission line owned by American Transmission Systems, Inc. Clean Energy Future-Trumbull proposes to commence construction of the project in November 2017 and begin commercial operation by June 2020.

The adjudicatory hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on Aug. 10, 2017 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-D, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed generating facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 16-2444-EL-BGN.

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The Ohio Power Siting Board reviews applications for the construction of major utility facilities in Ohio. Together with Ohio’s elected officials, citizen stakeholders, and the energy industry, the Board strives to build a strong and competitive foundation for Ohio’s future.

Contact: Matt Butler, (614) 644-7670