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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...

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Ohio Supreme Court Dismisses Power Plant Lawsuit

The Ohio Supreme Court threw out FirstEnergy Solutions’ lawsuit arguing that the recently enacted law bailing out its two nuclear power plants on Lake Erie cannot be subjected to voter referendum.
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Ohio Voters Support Climate Action

A new survey finds Ohio voters support a broad array of policies to address climate impacts and increase production of renewable energy in the state, and want their elected officials to support those policies.

Ohio Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 4.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 1.00 / 10
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
83%

of people in Ohio support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 7,396,194 of 8,947,081 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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