Local Public Hearing for Ebersole Substation Project

COLUMBUS, OHIO (December 12, 2013) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about American Electric Power Transmission Company (AEP)’s proposal to construct the Ebersole Substation in Hancock County.  

The public informational meeting is scheduled for:

December 16, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Owens Community College
Education Center Conference Room 111
3200 Bright Road
Findlay, Ohio 45840

AEP proposes to construct the Ebersole 138 kV (kilovolt) switching substation with 138 kV to 34.5 kV transformation and associated interconnections on an approximately 67 acre property adjacent to County Road 216 in Hancock County, approximately 1.7 miles northeast of the city of Findlay.  The total footprint of the completed substation would be 4 acres.

An adjudicatory hearing will be held on January 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the 138kV Ebersole Substation (case number 13-0733-EL-BSB), is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov.

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The OPSB  reviews applications for the construction of major utility facilities in Ohio. Together with Ohio's elected officials, citizen stakeholders and the energy industry, the OPSB strives to build a strong and competitive future for Ohio future.

For additional information, contact: Matt Butler | (614) 644-7670