15-1716-EL-BGN: South Field Energy Generation Facility, Columbiana County

Case No.: 15-1716-EL-BGN
Project: South Field Energy Electric Generation Facility
Applicant: South Field Energy, LLC
Location: Columbiana County
Status: Under construction

The proposed South Field Energy Electric Generation Facility would be a natural gas-fired 1,100 megawatt combined-cycle electric generating facility located in Yellow Creek Township, Columbiana County, approximately 3 miles northwest of the village of Wellsville. The facility would have a footprint of approximately 20 acres and within 150 acres of privately owned land. The Applicant also proposes to construct a 3-mile long 345 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line and associated switching station to interconnect the generation facility to the existing FirstEnergy 345 kV transmission circuit (case number 15-1717-EL-BTX). The Board approved the project on September 22, 2016.