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The power of collective energy purchasing
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The power of collective energy purchasing

OAK PARK, IL — “Early aggregations in Illinois were able to take advantage of a unique situation to obtain much lower energy prices, but that situation has changed. They’ll need strategies beyond price to keep aggregation a ‘value add’ for their residents. Cities can take up and invest in energy […]

Anderson Twp. considers electric aggregation
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

Anderson Twp. considers electric aggregation

ANDERSON TWP — “Anderson Township residents could see some electric savings this year if township officials move forward with an electric aggregation proposal. Assistant Administrator Suzanne Parker said they’ve been looking at options for electric aggregation where township officials would negotiate with electric companies for a lower rate, with the […]

Some Cincy residents could see electric savings this month
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

Some Cincy residents could see electric savings this month

CINCINNATI — “Cincinnati’s electric aggregation program has now officially been in place for more than a month. City spokeswoman Meg Olberding said some residents should notice a change soon. ‘So folks in the city who are now part of this will start seeing the savings reflected in their July bills,’ […]

City of Cincinnati electricity buying group savings to start soon
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

City of Cincinnati electricity buying group savings to start soon

CINCINNATI — “Eligible residential and small business customers are now receiving their welcome packet for the new buying group formed after voters authorized the City to negotiate group savings for electricity and natural gas last fall. Read the City Manager’s most recent memo, including Q&A about the buying group, here. Consumers […]

New Zealand radio station interviews Rachael Belz on green energy victory in Cincinnati
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

New Zealand radio station interviews Rachael Belz on green energy victory in Cincinnati

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND May 8 —“The people of Cincinnati, Ohio, have recently begun to take decisions about where their electricity comes from into their own hands. A group called Ohio Citizen Action – the largest environmental and consumer advocacy group in the state – teamed up with Greenpeace to help […]

Ohio Citizen Action wins national award for Cincinnati aggregation campaign
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

Ohio Citizen Action wins national award for Cincinnati aggregation campaign

CINCINNATI — The Local Energy Aggregation Network (LEAN Energy U.S.), a national organization promoting “community choice” for electricity, has awarded Ohio Citizen Action as “Community Choice Advocate of the Year” in honor of its public aggregation campaign in Cincinnati. Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls presented the award to Ohio Citizen Action Coal […]

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Upper Arlington considers electricity bulk buy

Experience of failed natural-gas aggregation has city officials moving slowly UPPER ARLINGTON — “As Upper Arlington considers the rewards of a program to let its residents buy electricity in bulk, it hasn’t forgotten the pitfalls of a similar program for natural gas. The Upper Arlington City Council is considering a […]

Ohio Citizen Action’s Rachael Belz to appear on Liberal Fix Radio
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy / Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action’s Rachael Belz to appear on Liberal Fix Radio

Rachael Belz will discuss Ohio Citizen Action’s successful efforts to provide Cincinnati citizens with a clean energy alternative to Duke Energy. AURORA, IN — “Liberal Fix RadioThe May 4th edition of Liberal Fix radio will feature special guest Rachael Belz of Ohio Citizen Action. Together Rachael and host Dan Bimrose […]

Cincinnati becomes first major city to offer 100% ‘green’ electricity to eligible residents
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Energy

Cincinnati becomes first major city to offer 100% ‘green’ electricity to eligible residents

CINCINNATI — “Spread across a number of hills and bluffs overlooking the Ohio River, Cincinnati, the ‘Queen of the West’ — an epithet from its early years acknowledging its commanding growth and enterprise — long has been partial to electricity produced from coal. For decades, the conservative city on Ohio’s southern […]

Cincinnati dumps Duke Energy
Cincinnati Electric and Gas Aggregation / Duke Energy / Energy

Cincinnati dumps Duke Energy

CINCINNATI — “This is big news. The announcement is the culmination of a campaign that started last fall, when Ohio Citizen Action and Greenpeace ran a successful ballot initiative to allow the City to bargain for electricity on behalf of its residents. The voters passed the initiative by a resounding […]