Twin Ohio Bills Could Thwart Future Solar and Wind Development

Both conservatives and environmental advocates criticize the bills’ call for local referenda and even stricter property line setbacks. Ohio [...]

Ohio Legislators Introduce Bill to Allow for Public Referendum on New Renewable Energy Projects

Ohio Representatives Craig S. Riedel (R-Defiance) and Dick Stein (R-Norwalk) recently introduced a bill that they say protects the [...]

Ohio Lawmakers Want ‘Puzzling’ Offshore Wind Ruling Revisited

The state’s siting board had approved the project, but with a provision that made it nearly impossible to build. [...]

HB 6 Repeal Would Address Only Part of Ohio Lawmakers’ Recent Actions to Slow Renewables

But a complete repeal is needed as a minimum to undo the bill’s gutting of the clean energy standards, [...]

Ohio Wind Policy: Fossil Fuel Knocks the Wind Out of Renewable Energy

With no shortage of wide-open land, Ohio is ripe for a transition to renewable energy, but instead the state [...]

Ohio Slips in Efficiency Ranking as Lawmakers Gut State Standards

Ohio’s ranking on ACEEE’s State Energy Efficiency Scorecard has more or less tracked changes in state policy.  An energy [...]

Voters to Decide if Worthington Should Adopt an Energy-Aggregation Plan

Worthington wants to shrink its residents’ electric bills — and its carbon footprint — and city officials say Issue [...]

100% Renewable Energy: Cleveland Sets a Big Goal as It Sheds Its Fossil Fuel Past

Cleveland joins more than 80 U.S. cities that have committed to get all their electricity from renewable sources. But [...]

Ohio Lawmakers Fine-Tune Renewable Energy Mandates

Ohio utilities would still have to find more of their power from renewable sources like solar and wind but [...]

Ohio Wind-Farm Rules Eased in Proposed State Senate Bill, But Mandates Reduced

There soon may be more wind farms in Ohio. The Ohio Senate’s GOP leadership is making an effort to [...]