17-1908-EL-BTX: AEP Rouse-Bell Ridge 138 kV Transmission Line Project

Case Number: 17-1908-EL-BTX
Project: Rouse-Bell Ridge 138 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant: AEP Ohio Transco
Location: Monroe and Washington counties
Status: Hearings

AEP Ohio Transco proposes to construct an approximately 13-mile long 138 kilovolt (kv) electric transmission line connecting the proposed Rouse Substation in Monroe County to the proposed Bell Ridge Substation in Washington County. AEP Ohio Transco anticipates building the new transmission line primarily with steel H-frame structures.

AEP Ohio Transco states that the existing 23 kV infrastructure in the area has reached an age where it is in need of rebuild and redesign to improve reliability for customers. The company states that the proposed project would improve service for customers, reduce power outages, and speed recovery of service when outages occur.

Local public hearing
June 7, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Frontier High School – Cafeteria
44870 State Route 7
New Matamoras, Ohio 45767

Adjudicatory hearing
June 28, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Hearing Room 11-D
180 E. Broad St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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