Post Tagged with: "SB 310"

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 […]

How fossil fuel interests unraveled the Buckeye State’s renewable energy progress
Energy

How fossil fuel interests unraveled the Buckeye State’s renewable energy progress

COLUMBUS — “The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which is known to for its links to oil, gas and coal interests, played a key role in pushing the freeze of Ohio’s renewable portfolio standard through the state legislature and onto the Governor’s desk. In 2012, ALEC’s board of directors adopted […]

Debate over Kasich administration’s Green Energy Report
Energy

Debate over Kasich administration’s Green Energy Report

COLUMBUS — “Democratic Representatives Mike Foley of Cleveland and Dan Ramos of Lorain are crying foul after learning about a year-old report on the status of the advanced energy industry in Ohio. The report was commissioned by the Ohio Development Services Agency—or DSA—part of Gov. John Kasich’s administration. It was […]

Ohio Senate Bill 310 would allow unchecked authority to the utilities: Jereme Kent
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Ohio Senate Bill 310 would allow unchecked authority to the utilities: Jereme Kent

COLUMBUS — “In 2013, [Senator Bill] Seitz introduced a similar bill, Senate Bill 58. That bill was the second-most-lobbied bill in the Senate last year. It was the subject of testimony over three months and ultimately was defeated. You could have been for or against S.B. 58, but you would […]

Ohio’s energy efficiency standards must be maintained: Letter to the Editor
Energy

Ohio’s energy efficiency standards must be maintained: Letter to the Editor

CLEVELAND — “When Ohio enacted its bipartisan clean energy law in 2008, a trigger was put in place to prevent excessive rate increases and to protect Ohio consumers – and it is working. To date, Ohio utilities have met their requirements in a cost-effective way and as a result, Ohio […]