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August 25, 2014
OPSB approves Hayes-West Fremont and Greenwich projects

The OPSB today issued Certificates of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for two proposed utility projects in north central 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.

January 3, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Scioto Ridge Wind Farm

The OPSB will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Hardin Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct the Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Hardin and Logan counties.

December 16, 2013
OPSB approves Northwest Ohio Wind Farm in Paulding County

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized Northwest Ohio Wind Energy, LLC  to construct a wind farm comprised of up to 59 wind turbines in  Blue Creek and Latty townships in Paulding County.

December 12, 2013
Local Public Hearing for Ebersole Substation Project

The Board will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about AEP’s proposal to construct the Ebersole Substation in Hancock County.  

September 30, 2013
OPSB approves Biers Run Substation

The OPSB votes to authorize AEP Ohio Transco to construct the Biers Rub Substation at the preferred site in Ross County near Chillicothe.

May 28, 2013
OPSB approves Buckeye II Wind Farm

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today modified and approved Champaign Wind, LLC’s request to construct the Buckeye II Wind Farm in Champaign County.

May 1, 2013
OPSB approves Rolling Hills Facility Expansion in Vinton County

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized Rolling Hills Generating, LLC to increase the capacity of its existing natural gas-fired electric generating facility in Wilkesville, Ohio from 860 megawatts (MW) to 1,414 MW.  

May 1, 2013
OPSB approves Oregon Clean Energy Center

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized Oregon Clean Energy, LLC. to construct a new natural gas-fired combined-cycle electric generating facility in Oregon, Ohio.

March 11, 2013
OPSB approves Glenwillow Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized American Transmission Systems, Inc. (ATSI) to construct the Glenwillow Transmission Substation in Glenwillow, Cuyahoga County.

March 11, 2013
OPSB approves East Springfield-London-Tangy Transmission Project

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized American Transmission Systems, Inc. (ATSI) to construct the E. Springfield-London-Tangy Transmission project along the preferred route in Clark, Delaware, Madison and Union counties.

March 11, 2013
OPSB approves AEP's Elk Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company (AEP Transco) to construct the Elk 138 kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line in Vinton and Jackson counties.