While Ohio lawmakers engage in a high-profile debate over the state's clean energy policy, a loan program for small businesses continues to show results.
Both witnesses slated for a meeting with Ohio lawmakers on Monday want the state to scrap its clean energy standards altogether—a move that supporters of the law say would cause Ohio to miss out on investments and job growth.
Motorcars Honda in Cleveland has installed what it says is the largest solar canopy of its type erected by any automobile dealership in the country.
Fuel cell technology in Ohio is already moving from research and development into commercialization, according to industry experts at the 2015 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium. Moreover, that growth is taking place despite recent setbacks in state policy.
A Michigan-based transmission company is moving forward with plans to connect the PJM grid system in Pennsylvania and the Canadian energy market with a 73-mile line along the floor of Lake Erie.
After a one-two legislative punch last year brought wind energy in Ohio to a standstill, advocates, developers and even some Republican lawmakers are pushing back, citing economic benefits.
In states across the Midwest, advocates are challenging transportation administrators and elected officials over what they see as an ongoing, unnecessary build-out of highway infrastructure rooted in 20th-century planning.
The potential for sinkholes could pose problems along interstate gas pipeline routes through northwest Ohio, warns a report submitted to federal regulators last month.
Schools, cities and businesses could lose out if Ohio further rolls back state policies that have spurred job growth in the state’s clean energy sector, industry leaders say.
Ohio regulators are considering limitations to the state’s net metering rules that could, if adopted, resolve a challenge filed with the Ohio Supreme Court last summer.