Media Releases

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September 11, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Middletown Energy Center

The OPSB will hold a public hearing on Oct. 28, 2014 to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about the proposed Middletown Energy Center in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.

May 19, 2014
OPSB approves Melmore Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized American Electric Power Transmission Company (AEP) to construct the Melmore Substation in Eden Township, Seneca County.  The 138 kilovolt (kV) substation will reinforce AEP’s transmission system in northwestern Ohio.

May 13, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Hayes-West Fremont Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing on May 21 to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about American Transmission Systems Incorporated’s (ATSI) proposal to construct a 30-mile long 138 kilovolt electric transmission line in Erie and Sandusky counties

April 28, 2014
OPSB approves Carroll County Energy Generation Facility

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized Carroll County Energy, LLC to construct a 742 megawatt natural gas fired combined cycle generation facility near Carrollton, Ohio.

April 24, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Greenwich Wind Farm

The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing on May 6, 2014 to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Greenwich Windpark, LLC’s proposal to construct a wind farm in Huron County.

March 17, 2014
OPSB approves Scioto Ridge Wind Farm Project

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized Hardin Wind, LLC to construct the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm.  The facility will consist of up to 176 wind turbines and associated electric transmission facilities in Hardin and Logan counties. 

March 17, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Melmore Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about the proposed Melmore Substation, to be located southeast of the city of Tiffin.

OPSB approves Scioto Ridge Wind Farm Project

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized Hardin Wind, LLC to construct the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm. The facility will consist of up to 176 wind turbines and associated electric transmission facilities in Hardin and Logan counties.

March 17, 2014
OPSB approves Vectren Energy’s Z-167 Pipeline

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio to reroute the existing Z-167 natural gas pipeline in Vandalia, Ohio.

March 17, 2014
OPSB approves Ebersole Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board today authorized American Electric Power Transmission Company to construct the Ebersole Substation in Cass Township, Hancock County. The 138 kilovolt (kV) substation will reinforce AEP’s transmission system in northwestern Ohio.