Post Tagged with: "Ohio"

Solar energy ready to take over Ohio if lawmakers would let it

Solar energy ready to take over Ohio if lawmakers would let it

March 31, 2021 at 9:00 am 1 comment

From Energy News Network: Solar energy is poised to challenge nuclear power as the third-largest source of electricity generation in Ohio, according to a new analysis. The Buckeye state is in the midst of a solar boom, with dozens of large projects in various stages of development, despite political headwinds.Read More

Dominion Energy acquires solar energy project in Ohio from Invenergy

Dominion Energy acquires solar energy project in Ohio from Invenergy

January 26, 2021 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Dominion Energy has announced that one of its subsidiaries has acquired the 150-MWac Hardin solar generating facility, which recently entered service in Hardin County, Ohio, from Chicago-based Invenergy. Facebook will take the electricity generated at the facility as well as the renewable energy credits, under a long-term agreement signed priorRead More

Lovin’ it: McDonald’s completes three new virtual PPAs (including a solar portfolio)

Lovin’ it: McDonald’s completes three new virtual PPAs (including a solar portfolio)

December 9, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

In 2019, McDonald’s USA signed two long-term VPPA transactions, one wind and one solar, located in Texas. Now, with the addition of three more deals, McDonald’s is positioned to become a corporate leader in adding more renewable energy to the nation’s power supply. The three new projects, two wind farms andRead More

Third Sun Solar donates ground-mounted solar array to Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio

Third Sun Solar donates ground-mounted solar array to Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio

September 21, 2020 at 10:31 am Comments are Disabled

Third Sun Solar has partnered with Women for Recovery of Athens, Ohio, to provide clean energy to the Serenity Grove Women’s Recovery House. The addition of a solar array to the Serenity Grove facility will greatly reduce the nonprofit’s utility costs for at least the next two decades. “We believeRead More

This Ohio school district solar project via C2 Energy Capital highlights value of partnerships

This Ohio school district solar project via C2 Energy Capital highlights value of partnerships

July 29, 2020 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

C2 Energy Capital LLC, a rapidly growing developer and investor in renewable energy and storage assets, announced the completion of a 1-MW solar power project for the Otsego Local School District located near Bowling Green, Ohio. The company financed, owns and operates the project. The first clean energy project ofRead More

Amazon announces next round of solar projects (three in the United States)

Amazon announces next round of solar projects (three in the United States)

May 21, 2020 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

Amazon announced five new renewable energy projects in China, Australia and the U.S. as part of its quest to reach 80% renewable energy by 2024 and 100% renewable energy by 2030 (and potentially as early as 2025), as well as to reach net zero carbon by 2040. Amazon’s newest renewableRead More

Ohio’s PUC denies AEP’s request to facilitate large solar project (but AEP expects to build still)

Ohio’s PUC denies AEP’s request to facilitate large solar project (but AEP expects to build still)

November 25, 2019 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio denied AEP Ohio’s request last week to facilitate the development of 400 MW of solar energy in Appalachian Ohio through customer rates. AEP Ohio’s application to build the biggest solar project in the state is a result of a settlement between environmental organizations andRead More

ACORE urges Ohio Legislature to support pro-renewable, pro-consumer policies

ACORE urges Ohio Legislature to support pro-renewable, pro-consumer policies

July 16, 2019 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

With the legislative session in Ohio scheduled to end on Wednesday, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is respectfully urging state legislators to support pro-renewable policies and reject any legislation that would stymie renewable energy growth in the state. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, ACORE’s President andRead More

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

Winning the Midwest: We look at how a new solar market is forming in the Midwest

May 8, 2017 at 8:35 am 2 comments

You’ve probably heard, but more solar is being installed than ever before. As the cost of solar dropped the last decade, the economic case in areas of the country with high electricity prices was simple. This isn’t the case in the Midwest, where energy costs are lower, which keeps everyoneRead More

PUC of Ohio seeks public comment after utilities seek higher fixed charges

PUC of Ohio seeks public comment after utilities seek higher fixed charges

April 5, 2017 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is kicking off a series of four public hearings around the state over the next two weeks to get public input on AEP Ohio’s proposal to more than double the ‘fixed charges’ residents must pay on their electric bills each month. Fixed chargesRead More