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Ohio Citizen Action testimony to PUCO, Dec 4, 2018
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Ohio Citizen Action testimony to PUCO, Dec 4, 2018

COLUMBUS — Good morning, I’m Rachael Belz, Executive Director of Ohio Citizen Action. I’m here today to provide testimony in favor of American Electric Power’s application 18-501-EL-FOR to add renewable generating facilities to their energy portfolio. Ohio Citizen Action had worked on both consumer and environmental community issues in Ohio […]

Rural Jobs: A Big Reason Midwest Should Love Clean Energy
Renewable Energy / Wind Energy

Rural Jobs: A Big Reason Midwest Should Love Clean Energy

From wind power maintenance to energy efficiency upgrades, clean energy job opportunities outnumber fossil fuel work in much of the rural Midwest NEW YORK, NY — “Wind turbines have become a familiar part of the landscape in the rural Midwest, and with them have come jobs, income for farmers and […]

Highland County solar projects pending approval
AEP / Energy / Renewable Energy / Solar Energy

Highland County solar projects pending approval

Proposed facilities could bring millions of dollars COLUMBUS — “Local and area officials gathered in Columbus on Tuesday to urge the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to approve the construction of two massive solar farms in Highland County that could potentially bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars to […]

Proposed AEP solar plants in southern Ohio have strong backing at hearing
AEP / Energy / Renewable Energy / Solar Energy

Proposed AEP solar plants in southern Ohio have strong backing at hearing

COLUMBUS — “It was hard to find an opponent at Tuesday’s state hearing over American Electric Power’s proposal to build two solar plants in southern Ohio. More than 50 people testified at the hearing at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, and all of them glowed about the project from an […]

Climate change impacts report presents risks, opportunities for Ohio
Climate Change / Renewable Energy

Climate change impacts report presents risks, opportunities for Ohio

Clean energy advocates hope the increased threats highlighted in the federal report will push the state to embrace climate action COLUMBUS — “Clean energy advocates say last month’s federal report on climate change underscores the need for action in Ohio, which faces increased risks from flooding, heat and pollution, according […]