17-0638-EL-BTX: AEP Ginger Switch-Vigo (Liberty) 138 kV Transmission Line Project

Case Number: 17-0638-EL-BTX
Project: Ginger Switch-Vigo (Liberty) 138 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant: AEP Ohio Transco
Location: Ross County
Status: Hearings

AEP Ohio Transco proposes to rebuild a portion of the existing Berlin-Ross 69 kilovolt (kV) line as a 138 kV transmission line connecting the Ginger Switch to the Vigo Substation in Ross County. The project is approximately 7 miles long and would run through Harrison, Springfield, Liberty, and Jefferson townships. AEP Ohio Transco estimates that the project would cost approximately $17 million. This project is part of AEP Ohio Transco's Ross-Jackson Area Improvements Project to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid in Ross and Jackson counties by updating aging infrastructure to improve its condition and address performance issues.

Local Public Hearing
August 30, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library
Main Library Annex – Room D
140 South Paint Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Adjudicatory Hearing
September 13, 2018, at 10 a.m.  
Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio,
180 East Broad Street -- Hearing Room 11-D
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793

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