OPSB schedules public hearing for wind farm transmission line in Paulding County

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Jan. 7, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Paulding Wind Farm IV LLC’s proposal to construct a transmission line to deliver electricity from the proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm to the regional electric grid.

March 5, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Ohio State University Extension Building
503 Fairground Dr.
Paulding, Ohio 45879

The proposed 138 kilovolt overhead transmission line would be located in Benton and Blue Creek townships in Paulding County, running approximately 2.9 miles from the proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm substation to the existing Timber Road III transmission line.

The adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding will begin at 10 a.m. on March 19, 2019, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-D, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is to allow formal parties to the case to present pre-filed testimony and evidence, and to cross examine other parties’ witnesses.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-1293-EL-BTX.


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