Less than one week after Ohioans approved state Issue 2 — the so-called anti-monopoly amendment that prohibits economic interests from being written into the state constitution — the Ohio Ballot Board will take its first look at a citizen-proposed measure Continue reading Does Ohio’s New Clean Energy Amendment Constitute a Monopoly?
Proponents of maintaining Ohio’s energy mandates point to studies in the past few years predicting that the cost of wind and solar energy will continue to fall nationwide. They cite research showing that other states have benefited from similar energy Continue reading The Case for Maintaining Ohio Energy Mandates
Late last month, Republican leaders of a legislative study committee recommended that a current two-year-long freeze on the standards should be extended indefinitely. The standards, passed in 2008, give utility companies in Ohio until 2026 to slash customers’ power usage Continue reading The Case For Stopping Ohio Energy Mandates
Ohio has fallen in energy efficiency compared with other states, according to an annual report from a group that supports clean-energy policies. The state ranks 27th in the country, down two spots from 2014 and down nine spots from 2013 Continue reading Ohio Falls in Energy Efficiency Ranks
A group is trying to get an issue on the 2016 ballot that would release $1 billion from bonds sold by the state for green energy development. It’s been suggested that their measure could create an economic benefit for a Continue reading Passage of Issue 2 May Effect Green Energy Amendment in 2016
Hess Corp. won’t address reports that it’s planning to sell its Utica shale acreage in Ohio. This month the New York driller hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to solicit bids that could give the company up to $500 million, according Continue reading Is Hess Corp. Planning to Sell It’s Utica Shale Land in Ohio?
Construction on a 7 MW solar energy storage facility in Ohio is scheduled to begin this month, with completion expected next February. It will be tied to a Photovoltaic (PV) Plant, which will be online by the end of the Continue reading Ohio Welcomes the United States’ Largest Solar Storage Project