OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Lorain County substation

COLUMBUS, OHIO (June 17, 2015) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about American Transmission Systems, Inc.’s (ATSI) proposal to construct the Lake Avenue Substation in Elyria, Ohio. ATSI has proposed the project to support electric system load requirements for residential, industrial and commercial customer operations and to enhance overall system reliability in the area.

The public hearing is scheduled for:

Aug. 12, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Spitzer Conference Center, Room 117
Lorain County Community College
1005 North Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

The adjudicatory hearing in the case will begin at 10 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2015 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed substation is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 14-2162-EL-BSB.

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The OPSB reviews applications for 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 foundation for Ohio’s future.

Contact: Matt Butler, 614-644-7670