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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.

February 15, 2018
OPSB approves construction of two utility-scale solar farms

The OPSB today authorized the construction of solar-powered electric generating facilities in Brown and Hardin counties. The two projects are the first of their kind reviewed by the OPSB and would become the largest solar farms in Ohio once constructed.

January 26, 2018
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed power plant in Harrison County

The OPSB will hold a hearing on April 5, 2017 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.

January 18, 2018
OPSB approves construction of AEP Ohio Transco Transmission Lines

The OPSB today authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company to construct two electric transmission line projects in southeastern Ohio.

December 7, 2017
OPSB approves construction of new power plant in Lucas County

The OPSB today authorized Clean Energy Future-Oregon, LLC to construct a 955 megawatt natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generation facility in Lucas County.

November 21, 2017
OPSB postpones hearings for proposed solar farm in Vinton County

The OPSB has postponed two hearings previously scheduled regarding Vinton Solar Energy, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Vinton County. The OPSB will reschedule the hearings at a later date.

October 26, 2017
OPSB postpones adjudicatory hearing for proposed Lake Erie wind farm

The OPSB has postponed the adjudicatory hearing previously scheduled for Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Lake Erie. The OPSB will reschedule the adjudicatory hearing at a later date.