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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 law, what changes will it bring for stakeholders in the industry?
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
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Cleantech Innovations in the Midwest Need more Venture Capital Money

Though still an industrial metropolis, Chicago is actively becoming a clean energy innovation hub for microgrids, electric cars and next generation battery research. But the startup momentum in the energy sector isn’t matched with enough venture capital enthusiasm.

Illinois Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 9.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
93 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
18 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
88%

of people in Illinois support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 7,542,377 of 8,618,284 adults)

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