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June 20, 2019
OPSB seeks public comments on proposed wind rules

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today issued proposed rules applicable to wind-powered electric generation facilities in Ohio Administrative Code 4906-4-09.

May 24, 2019
OPSB to reschedule hearings for proposed transmission line in Wood County

The OPSB today suspended the hearings scheduled regarding American Transmission Systems, Inc.’s (ATSI) proposal to construct a new transmission line in central Wood County. The OPSB will reschedule the hearings at a later date.

May 16, 2019
OPSB approves construction of solar farms in Hardin, Highland counties

The OPSB today authorized Hardin Solar Energy II LLC and Hecate Highland Energy, LLC to construct solar-powered electric generating facilities in Hardin and Highland counties, respectively.

May 13, 2019
OPSB changes local public hearing location in Alamo Solar Farm case

The OPSB has changed the venue for the local public hearing scheduled for the proposed Alamo Solar Farm in Preble County. The date and time of the hearing will remain the same

April 26, 2019
OPSB to reschedule hearings for Republic Wind Farm

The OPSB today suspended the hearings scheduled in the Republic Wind Farm case, including the local public hearing scheduled for May 14, 2019 in Bellevue, Ohio and the evidentiary hearing scheduled for June 3, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. The OPSB will establish a new hearing schedule at a later date.

April 19, 2019
OPSB reschedules local public hearing for Nestlewood Solar Farm

The OPSB has rescheduled the local public hearing regarding Nestlewood Solar I LLC’s application to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Clermont counties. The local public hearing is scheduled for May 30, 2019 in Hamersville, Ohio. 

April 12, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed transmission line in Wood County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Bowling Gree, Ohio on June 13, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about American Transmission Systems Inc.’s proposal to construct a new 6-mile long 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line in central Wood County.

April 5, 2019
OPSB suspends hearing schedule for Seneca Wind Farm

The OPSB today suspended the hearings scheduled in the Seneca Wind Farm case, including the local public hearing previously set for April 23, 2019 and the evidentiary hearing set to begin on May 16, 2019.

April 5, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Alamo Solar Farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Eaton, Ohio on June 12, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Alamo Solar's proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Preble County.

April 4, 2019
OPSB approves construction of Willowbrook Solar Farm

The OPSB today authorized Willowbrook Solar I to construct a 150 megawatt solar farm in Brown and Highland counties.  

March 20, 2019
OPSB reschedules adjudicatory hearing for Nestlewood Solar Farm

The OPSB has rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing regarding Nestlewood Solar I LLC’s application to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Clermont counties. The adjudicatory hearing is now scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on June 13, 2019.

March 15, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed solar farm in Brown, Clermont counties

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Hamersville, Ohio on May 31, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Nestlewood Solar I LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Clermont counties.

March 14, 2019
OPSB reschedules adjudicatory hearing for Republic Wind Farm

The OPSB has rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing regarding Republic Wind LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca and Sandusky counties. The adjudicatory hearing is now scheduled to begin on June 3, 2019.

February 21, 2019
OPSB approves construction of AEP Ohio transmission lines

The OPSB today authorized AEP Ohio Transco to construct four electric transmission line projects across Ohio.

February 21, 2019
OPSB approves construction of wind farm in Paulding County

The OPSB today authorized Paulding Wind Farm IV, LLC to construct the Timber Road IV Wind Farm near Payne, Ohio.  

February 15, 2019
OPSB reschedules hearings for proposed Republic Wind Farm

The OPSB has rescheduled hearings regarding Republic Wind, LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca and Sandusky counties.

February 14, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Preble County solar farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Eaton, Ohio on April 30, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Angelina Solar’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Preble County.

February 7, 2019
OPSB reschedules hearings for proposed Seneca Wind Farm

The OPSB has rescheduled hearings regarding Seneca Wind, LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca County.

February 1, 2019
OPSB to reschedule public hearing in Seneca Wind Farm case

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today suspended the procedural schedule in the pending Seneca Wind Farm case, including the local public hearing that was previously scheduled for February 19 in Tiffin, Ohio.

January 15, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Highland County solar farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Mowrystown, Ohio on March 19, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Hecate Energy Highland LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Highland County.