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

October 16, 2017
OPSB sets hearing schedule for proposed Washington County transmission line

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Lower Salem, Ohio on Nov. 1, 2017 to allow members of the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct an electric transmission line in Washington County.

October 12, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed solar farm in Hardin County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Kenton, Ohio on Dec. 6, 2017 to allow members of the public to express their views about Hardin Solar Energy LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Hardin County.

October 10, 2017
OPSB postpones hearings for proposed transmission line in Washington County

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has postponed the two hearings previously scheduled for AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s (AEP Ohio Transco) proposal to construct an electric transmission line in Washington County. The OPSB will reschedule the hearings at a later date.

October 5, 2017
OPSB approves construction of new power plants in Guernsey and Trumbull counties

The OPSB today separately authorized the construction of natural gas-fired, combined cycle generation facilities in Guernsey and Trumbull counties. The two facilities will add 2,040 megawatts of generation capacity to the regional transmission grid.

September 29, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed solar farm in Vinton County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in McArthur, Ohio on Dec. 5, 2017 to allow members of the public to express their views about Vinton Solar Energy, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Vinton County.

September 27, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed power line rebuild in Belmont County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Bellaire, Ohio on Nov. 14, 2017 to allow members of the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposed West Bellaire-Glencoe 138 kilovolt Transmission Line Rebuild Project .