West Licking CountyArea Improvements

AEP Ohio officials plan to upgrade the area’s power grid to support economic development and maintain electric service reliability for customers in Jersey Township in Licking County. The project involves building about 2 miles of power line and a substation.

Preliminary solutions could include:

  • Building new power lines
  • Adding a substation
  • Upgrading other substations in the area

Project Updates

September 2022: AEP Ohio representatives filed a Letter of Notification with the Ohio Power Siting Board for the proposed power line route.

Fall 2021: Company officials proposed additional study segments for consideration and hosted a virtual open house to gather input from local residents.

Summer 2021: A virtual open house took place summer 2021. Company representatives gathered input from local residents.

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Project Timeline



A future project would involve the use of single steel poles.

Structure Height: Approximately 100 feet*
Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet*

* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary


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AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

Brian Recker

Project Outreach Specialist

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