Ohio Transmission Line Projects






Projects Pending Approval

Bolton Substation

AEP Ohio plans to construct a new 138-kilovolt (kV) to 13-kV substation in Jackson Township in Franklin County, just north of the intersection of Holt Road and Big Run South Road in the Grove City, Ohio area. The company will construct the new approximate 2.5-acre substation on a 4-acre site owned by AEP. The estimated investment of this Project is $10 million.

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Gable Substation

AEP Ohio plans to construct a new 138-kilovolt (kV) substation in Wells Township in Jefferson County, approximately ten miles southwest of Steubenville. The company will construct the new 1.6-acre substation on a 3-acre site owned by AEP. The estimated investment of this Project is $2 million.

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Marietta Area Improvements

AEP Ohio, Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative have reached an agreement to improve electric service reliability in the Marietta and surrounding area. This $110 million project includes replacing and upgrading aging electrical equipment in Marietta and parts of Washington, Monroe and Noble counties.

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South Caldwell-Macksburg Transmission Line

AEP Ohio plans to construct a new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Olive, Jefferson and Jackson townships in Noble County and Aurelius Township in Washington County. The new line will connect the South Caldwell substation, passing through the South Olive substation, to Macksburg substation. The company plans to construct the new eight mile transmission line. The estimated investment of this Project is $20 million.

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Approved Projects

Biers Run-Circleville Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved this 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line proposed by AEP Ohio to construct as part of the Biers Run Project. This new approximate 19-mile transmission line will be located Ross and Pickaway counties and will connect the Biers Run substation to the existing Circleville substation.

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Biers Run-Hopetown-Delano Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved this new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line proposed by AEP Ohio to construct as part of the Biers Run Project. This new approximate 12-mile transmission line in Ross County will connect the Biers Run substation to the existing Delano substation, and incorporate Hopetown substation, a newly proposed distribution substation to replace the existing Camp Sherman substation.

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Biers Run Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved AEP Ohio’s application to construct the Biers Run Substation in Ross County. AEP Ohio is currently under construction on this new 345/138/69-kilovolt (kV) substation in Union Township in Ross County, nine miles northwest of Chillicothe. The company is constructing this new substation on a 12-acre site within a 103-acre property owned by AEP Ohio.

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Ebersole Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved AEP Ohio’s application to construct the Ebersole Substation in Hancock County. AEP Ohio is currently under construction on this new 138-kilovolt (kV) substation in Cass Township in Hancock County, two miles northeast of Findlay. The company is constructing this new substation on a 5-acre site within a 67-acre property owned by AEP Ohio.

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Elk Transmission Line

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved AEP Ohio’s application to construct the Elk 138-kilovolt (138-kV) Transmission Line in Vinton and Jackson counties. AEP Ohio is currently under construction on this new transmission line in Madison, Elk and Clinton townships in Vinton County and Milton Township in Jackson County. The total length of the new Elk 138-kV transmission line is 17.5 miles long.

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Melmore Substation

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved AEP Ohio’s application to construct the Melmore Substation in rural Seneca County. AEP Ohio is currently under construction on this new 138-kilovolt (kV) substation in Eden Township in Seneca County. The company will construct the new 2.5-acre substation on a 13-acre site owned by AEP Ohio.

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Resources

Letters of Notification

AEP Ohio and AEP Ohio Transmission Company work to improve reliability through our various transmission improvement projects across Ohio.

To ask questions, make comments or express concerns about the project cited in the Letter of Notification, the public may call the AEP Ohio Transmission Project Information Line (highlighted below), and leave a detailed message and their contact information.

AEP Ohio Transmission Project Information Line: 614-883-6929 or toll-free 1-877-215-9261.

Email your comments to Brett Schmied, beschmied@aep.com

Below are links to current Letters of Notification filed with the Ohio Power Siting Board for certain electric transmission projects as defined by Amended Substitute Senate Bill 315. Also below are links to the notices published in the local newspaper about area projects.

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State Operating Companies

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AEP Ohio Transmission Project Information Line:

  • Toll free 1-877-215-9261 or 614-883-6929