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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.

January 9, 2019
OPSB schedules local hearing for phase two of proposed Hardin County solar farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Kenton, Ohio on March 14, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Hardin Solar Energy II LLC’s proposal to construct the second phase of a solar-powered electric generation facility in Hardin County.

January 7, 2019
OPSB schedules public hearing for wind farm transmission line in Paulding County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Paulding, Ohio on March 5, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Paulding Wind Farm IV LLC’s proposal to construct a transmission line to deliver electricity from the proposed Timber Road IV Wind Farm to the regional electric grid.

December 18, 2018
OPSB sets second local public hearing for proposed pipeline in Hamilton County

The OPSB will conduct a public hearing in Blue Ash, Ohio on March 21, 2019 to provide customers an opportunity to express their views on Duke Energy Ohio’s proposal to construct the C314V Central Corridor Pipeline Extension Project.

December 7, 2018
OPSB sets public hearing for proposed Seneca Wind Farm

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Tiffin, Ohio on Feb. 19, 2019 to allow the public to express their views about Seneca Wind’s proposal to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in parts of Seneca County.

November 30, 2018
OPSB sets hearing schedule for proposed solar farm in Brown, Highland counties

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Hillsboro, Ohio on Feb. 19, 2019 to allow members of the public to express their views about Willowbrook Solar I, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown and Highland counties.

November 15, 2018
OPSB approves construction of transmission lines in Harrison, Ross counties

The OPSB today authorized Harrison Power Transmission, LLC and AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) to construct 138 kilovolt electric transmission line projects in Harrison and Ross counties, respectively.

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.