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Miami to New Carlisle 138kV Tap Project

DP&L has applied to tap an existing transmission line in Miami County to connect to a new Pioneer Rural Electrical Municipal Cooperative substation.

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The project involves tapping the existing 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from the Miami Substation to the New Carlisle Substation for the purpose of providing service to a new Pioneer Rural Electric Cooperative substation. A "tap" is the process of connecting a new substation by running a new transmission line from the substation to an existing transmission line.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Miami to New Carlisle 138kV Tap Project located?

The Miami to New Carlisle 138kV Tap Project will be located in Bethel Township, Miami County, Ohio.

Miami to New Carlisle 138kV Tap

When will the work take place?

Estimated Project Schedule

November 2019
  • File Construction Notice Application with Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB)
January 2020
  • OPSB approval
February 2020
  • Construction begins

April 2020
  • Project in-service

Indicates the current project stage.

Will electric service be interrupted?

During construction, customers should not notice interruption of their electric service. If an outage is required for a short period, the affected customer(s) will be notified before the outage to limit the inconvenience.

Where can I get more information? 

Visit the Ohio Siting Board website to view the application and for more information. The Case Number for DP&L’s Miami to New Carlisle 138kV Project is 19-1347-EL-BNR.

To contact DP&L about the project or request an electronic copy or hard copy of the application, please leave a message at 937-331-4314 or email You will receive a response within 1-2 business days.

Page last updated February 7, 2020.