Media Releases

Media Contact: Matt Butler (614) 644-7670

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.

March 11, 2013
OPSB approves Beaver-Brownhelm 345 kV Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board  today authorized American Transmission Systems, Inc. (ATSI) to construct the Beaver-Brownhelm 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line.

February 13, 2013
OPSB schedules public hearing for Oregon Clean Energy Center

The Ohio Power Siting Board will hold a public hearing to provide residents an opportunity to testify about Oregon Clean Energy’s proposal to construct a new natural gas-fired electric generating facility  in Oregon, Ohio.

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.