OPSB schedules local hearing for proposed Lordstown power plant

COLUMBUS, OHIO (June 1, 2015) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Clean Energy Future-Lordstown’s proposal to construct an 800 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The plant would be served by natural gas from one or multiple pipelines and interconnect to FirstEnergy’s nearby 345 kilovolt transmission corridor.  

The public hearing is scheduled for:

July 28, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Village of Lordstown Administration Center
Community Room
1455 Salt Springs Rd. SW
Lordstown, Ohio 44481

The adjudicatory hearing in the case will begin at 10 a.m. on Aug. 11, 2015 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed pipeline is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 14-2322-EL-BGN.

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.

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