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Advocates hope Ohio energy committee will broaden focus
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Advocates hope Ohio energy committee will broaden focus

COLUMBUS — “While an Ohio energy study committee is tasked by law to look broadly at both the costs and benefits of the state’s clean energy standards, advocates say most of the group’s focus so far has been on factors against them. ‘The committee has stated that they are coming […]

Christian Lofton with Renewable Energy Design (RED) Group and Daryl Cox with Sylverster & Cockrum Installers, aligning a panel and tightening the nib clamps. Solarize Charlotte is a grassroots initiative to help make the transition to solar power as affordable as possible.
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Americans want more solar and wind, not coal – Gallup poll

WASHINGTON, DC — “A new Gallup poll shows that broad majorities of Americans want more emphasis on renewable energy sources like wind and solar, while coal remains least popular. … the poll shows that a full 79% of Americans want more emphasis on producing energy from solar power, while only 28% […]

Truth: Rooftop solar capacity benefits all ratepayers
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Truth: Rooftop solar capacity benefits all ratepayers

CLEVELAND — “The lie goes something like this: Households and business that install photovoltaic panels are doing so at the expense of other electricity ratepayers because they are “subsidized” by those that don’t have solar panels. The truth is this: Rooftop solar provides substantial benefits for everyone, regardless of who […]

Ohio has only begun to tap into its clean energy resources. Continuing the state’s commitment to these resources could bring significant benefits to Ohio as it diversifies its electricity mix away from an over-reliance on fossil fuels.
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New rules cloud future for large-scale wind farms in Ohio

TOLEDO  — “The long-range forecast for big wind farms in Ohio is cloudy at best. About a dozen wind farm projects that have been certified by the state are essentially on hold now and may never get off the ground after Ohio put in a two-year delay on its renewable […]

Future of wind farms in Ohio is cloudy
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Future of wind farms in Ohio is cloudy

State regulatory changes and uncertainty over a federal tax credit have clouded the future COLUMBUS — “Wind-energy development in Ohio has entered a long and sometimes agonizing limbo. State regulators have approved 11 projects that have yet to install a single wind turbine. Developers say the projects — which would […]

Ohio SB 310 has already made it hard to finance any new solar projects in the state similar in scale to the Melink solar array at the Cincinnati Zoo. Photo by Kathiann M. Kowalski.
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Amid energy law freeze, Ohio solar market stalls

COLUMBUS — “By the time Ohio’s energy law freeze took effect last week, the new law had already caused a significant setback for the state’s solar energy sector. Ohio’s market for solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) dropped dramatically after Senate Bill 310 passed this spring and has not rebounded since. Yet […]