Ohio board plans hearing on Paulding County transmission line

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Paulding Wind Farm III’s proposal to construct a 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and associated switchyard in Benton and Harrison townships, Paulding County. The 8-mile long transmission line would connect the Timber Road I and III wind farms to American Electric Power’s 138 kV Lincoln-Sterling transmission circuit.

The public hearing is scheduled for April 21, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Wayne Trace Junior-Senior High School, 4915 U.S. 127 Haviland, Ohio 45851.

The adjudicatory hearing in the case will begin at 10 a.m. on April 28, 2016 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, hearing room 11-D, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.