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Ohio Solar Panels: Pricing and Incentives

Ohio is home to a growing solar market, as more homeowners recognize the benefits of going green. With solar costs falling 43 percent over the past five years, experts anticipate a strong growth projection for solar systems in the Buckeye State.

02/11/22
                                                               

Ohio State Profile and Energy Estimates

Ohio is a highly industrialized state that has abundant natural resources. Named after the river that forms its southern boundary, Ohio is a Great Lakes state bordered on the north by Lake Erie, the eleventh-largest lake in the world by surface area. Ports along the state’s more than 300 miles of Lake Erie shoreline and on the Ohio River give the Midwestern state access to domestic and international markets.

10/15/21
                                                               

The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration’s Anti-Environmental Agenda in Ohio

Between 2017 and 2019, Ohio experienced two severe floods and seven severe storms. The damages of these events led to losses of at least $1 billion.

09/19/20
                                                               

CLEAN ENERGY

In 2008, the Ohio General Assembly established the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) for Ohio’s investor-owned distribution utilities and any competitive electric supplier in the state. The standard requires these sellers of electricity to ensure that 12.5% of their portfolio to be sourced from renewable resources. In 2012, the RPS was amended to include additional technologies. And despite being temporarily “frozen” for two years (2014-2016), Ohio’s RPS resumed functioning in 2017. The RPS includes a separate set of benchmarks were established for solar power, called the “solar carve out,” given its unique marketplace and range of applications.

09/15/20
                                                               

Environmental Law and Policy Center

Often dubbed the “Walleye Capital of the World,” Lake Erie has a prominent place in the hearts of Midwesterners. It is the southernmost Great Lake with shores in several states, including Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and the Canadian province of Ontario. It is the source of drinking water for 12 million people, and it provides 1/3 of the tourism and travel revenue for the state of Ohio. However, as the shallowest and most industrialized Great Lake, Erie is also most susceptible to threats of pollution.

09/15/20
                                                               

What Climate Change Means for Ohio

Ohio’s climate is changing. Most of the state has warmed by about one degree (F) in the last century. Floods are becoming more frequent, and ice cover on the Great Lakes is forming later or melting sooner.

09/15/20