renewable energy

Dan Konik

A couple of large wind farms have cropped up in Ohio over the past couple of years, but the state still hasn’t seen a big development with solar power. That could change very soon with not one but three big solar farms in the works.

Iberdrola Renewables

Lawmakers are about to take a long break after spending the last five months on the $65 billion budget. Leaders are already looking at what could be the next big issue in the House and Senate.

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House Democrats and environmental advocates are warning of a public health threat that can be all around us but go unseen and they say it’s only getting worse. 

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich got a guided tour of Amazon’s huge new fulfillment center in central Ohio today. And he took the opportunity to blast a bill to change the state’s green energy requirements on electric utilities into voluntary goals.

Daniel Konik

A bill to change the state’s green energy benchmarks on electric utilities from requirements to goals is halfway through the Statehouse. But in spite of the overwhelming vote in the House, the bill faces an uncertain future.

Statehouse News Bureau

When Gov. John Kasich vetoed another two year freeze on the state’s renewable energy benchmarks last year, his fellow Republicans in the legislature promised they’d be back with a total repeal of those benchmarks. And they appear to have taken the first step.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich spoke to Ohio’s electoral college, and then signed his name to a stack of bills passed by state lawmakers in the last two weeks.

Iberdrola Renewables

The House passed a bill that would stop the state from enforcing an increased use of green energy for three years. 

Andy Chow

The Ohio House is moving forward with a bill that once again changes the state’s green energy policy landscape -- as a freeze on state green energy standards is set to expire at the end of the year. 

Ohio Senate

The fight over the future of Ohio’s energy policies for the next three years is coming down to the wire and there are still different battles being fought.

Statehouse News Bureau

One of the biggest fights waiting for lawmakers when they return to work after the elections will have to do with renewable energy in Ohio. The spat could come down between Gov. John Kasich and a leader in his own party.

Ohio Senate

State lawmakers are coming up on a deadline on whether to change the law on green energy and renewable standards for utilities, or to leave it alone and let those standards go back into effect.

Iberdrola Renewables

Clean energy is thriving in Ohio, according to a new jobs report. But advocates say the green energy industry can do even more, with help from lawmakers. 

Iberdrola Renewables

While Gov. John Kasich is making a big final campaign push in New Hampshire, he’s still managing to make waves for lawmakers in Ohio. 

Joshua Lim - Scripps Fellow

Advocates for clean energy usually lean on the environmental benefits. But one group says their effort is more personal.