Solar panels in Ohio

Rooftop solar at Ohio's Wayne National Forest / Wayne National Forest / CC BY 2.0

What’s Next for Renewable Energy in Ohio?

In July, the state of Ohio passed its HB 6 energy bill, which authorizes $300 million in annual surcharges on utility ratepayers, primarily to fund four struggling coal and nuclear power plants. The bill also scales back the state’s clean energy targets. Now that HB 6 has been signed into...

Ohio Articles

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Can You Dig It?

This May 8 story mainstreams how coal mine sites can become wellheads for geothermal energy.
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Of Road Hogs and Valleys

This May 4 report gets at how large automakers are muscling aside EV startups - a move that could challenge startups in a period of higher interest rates.
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Stock it Where the Sun Does Shine

This March 1 story from the News Corp./Dow Jones empire states plainly how the Inflation Reduction Act boosts earnings at a top solar manufacturer. (You need to register to read it.)
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I Get a (Rust and Sun) Belt Out of You

This February 7 story tracks 100,000 announced hires to incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act, with tens of thousands in states whose senators voted against the bill.

Ohio Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 3.50 / 9
Score 4.00 / 20
Score 0.50 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
63 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
31 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
19 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Ohio support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 7,717,436 of 9,023,709 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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