OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed power plant in Harrison County

Updated: (April 12, 2018) – The April 16, 2018 adjudicatory hearing will call and continue, reconvening on May 8, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in Hearing Room 11-A at the Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793.

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Jan. 26, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Harrison Power LLC’s proposal to construct a 1,050 megawatt natural gas-fired electric generating facility in Cadiz, Ohio. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

April 5, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Puskarich Public Library
200 East Market Street
Cadiz, Ohio 43907

The proposed Harrison Power Project would be located on approximately 90 acres of land in the Harrison County Industrial Park. Natural gas would be supplied to the power plant by a proposed 1.1-mile long pipeline tying into MarkWest’s Cadiz Plant and Energy Transfer’s Ohio River System. The facility would interconnect to the electric grid via a proposed 5-mile long 138 kilovolt transmission line to AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s Nottingham Substation.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on April 16, 2018, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-C, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed Harrison Power Project is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 17-1189-EL-BGN.


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