Media Releases

Media Contact: Matt Butler (614) 644-7670

October 1, 2018
OPSB schedules public hearing for AEP transmission line rebuild in Belmont County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in St. Clairsville, Ohio on Nov. 29, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a new 138 kilovolt electric transmission line in Smith, Goshen, and Warren townships in Belmont County.

September 20, 2018
OPSB approves construction of Vinton County solar farm, AEP Ohio Transco transmission lines

The OPSB today authorized Vinton Solar Energy LLC to construct a 125 megawatt solar farm in Vinton County. The OPSB also authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company to construct two 138 kilovolt electric transmission line projects.

September 19, 2018
OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Paulding, Ohio on Dec. 4, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about plans to construct a new wind-powered electric generation facility in Paulding County.

September 5, 2018
OPSB postpones hearings scheduled for proposed Republic Wind Farm

The OPSB has postponed two hearings scheduled for Republic Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind farm in Seneca and Sandusky counties, and will reschedule the hearings at a later date.

August 22, 2018
OPSB schedules public hearing for transmission line proposed in Brown County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Sardinia, Ohio on Oct. 11, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a new 138 kilovolt electric transmission line in Eagle Township, Brown County.

August 16, 2018
OPSB approves construction of AEP Ohio Transco transmission lines

The OPSB authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company to construct two 138 kilovolt electric transmission line projects in southern Ohio. The projects will improve the quality and reliability of electric service in the region.

August 1, 2018
OPSB reschedules adjudicatory hearing for proposed Lake Erie wind farm

The OPSB rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing regarding Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Lake Erie. The hearing will begin on Sept. 24, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.

July 27, 2018
OPSB schedules public hearing for transmission line proposed in northwestern Jackson County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Jackson, Ohio on Oct. 10, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct the Pine Ridge Switch-Heppner 138 kV Transmission Line Project spanning parts of Jackson County.

July 23, 2018
OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Republic Wind Farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Green Springs, Ohio on Oct. 2, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about Republic Wind’s proposal to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in parts of Seneca and Sandusky counties.

July 18, 2018
OPSB schedules public hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Jackson, Ross counties

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Jackson, Ohio on Oct. 3, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s (AEP Ohio Transco) proposal to construct a new 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line spanning parts of Jackson and Ross counties.

July 5, 2018
OPSB postpones local hearing for proposed transmission line in Harrison County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Cadiz, Ohio on Sept. 12, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about Harrison Power Transmission, LLC’s proposal to construct an overhead transmission line in Harrison County.

June 27, 2018
OPSB sets hearings for proposed solar farm in Vinton County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in McArthur, Ohio on July 24, 2018 to allow members of the public to express their views regarding Vinton Solar Energy, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar powered electric generation facility in Vinton County.

June 21, 2018
OPSB approves construction of new power plant in Harrison County

The OPSB today authorized Harrison Power LLC to construct a 1,050 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generation facility in in Cadiz, Ohio.

June 18, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Ross County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Chillicothe on August 30, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line spanning parts of Ross County.

May 23, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Seneca and Sandusky counties

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Bettsville, Ohio on June 25, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a 138 kilovolt electric transmission line spanning parts of Seneca and Sandusky counties. 

April 23, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed transmission line in Harrison County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Cadiz, Ohio on July 19, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about Harrison Power Transmission, LLC’s proposal to construct a new overhead electric transmission line in Harrison County.

April 20, 2018
OPSB sets additional hearing for proposed Lake Erie wind farm

The OPSB will hold a local hearing in Cleveland on July 19, 2018 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.

April 16, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Monroe and Washington counties

The OPSB will hold a hearing in New Matamoras, Ohio on April 16, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to build a new 138 kilovolt electric transmission line spanning southern Monroe County and northeastern Washington County.

April 9, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Washington County

The OPSB will hold a local public hearing on June 4, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to build a new 138 kilovolt electric transmission line in eastern Washington County.

March 12, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed AEP transmission line in Ross County

The OPSB will hold a hearing on June 4, 2018 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to rebuild approximately 4.8 miles of its existing Berlin-Ross 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to 138 kV standards.