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March 9, 2015
Power Siting Board approves AEP transmission projects in south central Ohio

The OPSB today authorized AEP Ohio Transmission Company to construct two 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission lines in south central Ohio. The projects will reinforce the electric transmission system in the Chillicothe and Circleville, Ohio areas.

March 5, 2015
Local Public Hearing Scheduled for AEP's Gable Substation Project

The OPSB will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about American Electric Power Ohio Transmission Company’s (AEP) proposal to construct an 138 kilovolt (kV) substation in Jefferson County.  

November 24, 2014
Ohio Power Siting Board approves Middletown Energy Center

The OPSB today authorized NTE Ohio, to construct a 525 megawatt natural gas fired, combined-cycle generation facility in Middletown, Ohio.

November 19, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for AEP Biers Run-Hopetown-Delano Transmission Line

The OPSB will hold a public hearing to gather testimony from area residents about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct the Biers Run-Hopetown-Delano transmission line in Ross County.   

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.

September 25, 2012
OPSB sets public hearing for new substation in Fulton County

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing in Swanton, Ohio to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about American Transmission Systems, Inc.’s (ATSI) proposal to construct the Fulton Substation in Fulton County.

September 24, 2014
OPSB to hold Local Public Hearings for AEP’s Biers Run to Circleville Transmission Line

The OPSB will hold two public hearings to gather testimony from area residents about AEP Ohio Transmission Company’s proposal to construct the Biers Run to Circleville Transmission Line Project in Pickaway and Ross counties.

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.

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.

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.