Applications for Certificates for Electric Generation Facilities (Ohio)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Ohio

Applies to States or Provinces Ohio Ohio
Name Applications for Certificates for Electric Generation Facilities (Ohio)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Utility

Program Administrator Ohio Public Utilities Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


An applicant for a certificate to site an electric power generating facility shall provide a project summary and overview of the proposed project. In general, the summary should be suitable as a reference for state and local governments and for the public.

The applicant shall state the current and proposed ownership status of the proposed facility, including site(s), rights-of-way, structures, and equipment. Such information shall include type of ownership.

The information requested in this rule shall be used to assess the environmental effects of the proposed facility. Where appropriate, the applicant may substitute all or portions of documents filed to meet federal, state, or local regulations. Existing data may be substituted for physical measurements.

Policy Contact

Department The Ohio Power Siting Board
Address 180 East Broad Street
Place Columbus, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 43215
Phone 866-270-6772