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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 .

September 26, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed solar farm in Brown County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Mount Orab, Ohio on Nov. 30, 2017 to allow members of the public to express their views about Hillcrest Solar I, LLC’s proposal to construct a solar-powered electric generation facility in Brown County.

August 25, 2017
OPSB postpones hearing for proposed Duke Energy Ohio pipeline extension

The OPSB has postponed the adjudicatory hearing previously scheduled for Duke Energy Ohio’s proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline extension in Hamilton County and will reschedule the hearing at a later date.

August 21, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed transmission line in Washington County

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Lower Salem, Ohio on Oct. 10, 2017 to allow the public to express their views about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct a new electric transmission line in Washington County.

August 17, 2017
OPSB approves construction of transmission lines in Clark and Monroe counties

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today separately authorized American Transmission Systems, Inc. (ATSI) and AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Ohio Transco) to construct three new electric transmission lines in Clark and Monroe counties.

August 16, 2017
OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed wind farm in Lake Erie

The OPSB will hold a hearing in Cleveland on Nov. 8, 2017 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.