This project will provide improved grid reliability and greater flexibility by installing automatic sectionalizer switches along the Shelby-Amsterdam 138kV transmission lines. A sectionalizer is a device that automatically isolates faults on electrical systems and confines a power outage to a smaller section of the line. This will help DP&L reduce how many customers are impacted by an outage and restore service faster. The new switches will also give DP&L the ability to sectionalize the transmission system remotely.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where will the new switches be located?
The new switches will be located on the Shelby-Amsterdam 138kV transmission line in Franklin Township, Shelby County, Ohio.
When will work take place?
Estimated Project Schedule
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 Shelby to Amsterdam 138kV Switch Project is 19-1142-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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a response within 1-2 business days.