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Energy Economics

Ohio’s solar project queue on pace to surpass coal capacity this decade

November 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The recently announced retirement plans for one of Ohio’s largest coal-fired power plants puts the state’s planned solar project queue on track to surpass the state’s coal generating capacity before the end of the decade. Coal power still dwarfs solar […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Ohio bill emphasizes jobs and justice on path to 100% clean energy by 2050

September 23, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Ohio Democratic lawmakers plan to emphasize potential economic benefits as they try to persuade Republican colleagues to support an ambitious new bill aimed at pushing the state to 100% clean energy by 2050. Reps. Stephanie Howse, D-Cleveland, and Casey Weinstein, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

RWE’s 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Ohio now operational

June 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last week, RWE Renewables said it has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, located in Hardin and Logan Counties in Ohio. The project uses 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first wind project in […]


News and Policies, State

Amazon buying output of 375-MW Birch solar project in Ohio

April 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Lightsource bp said on Tuesday that it has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amazon for a new 375-MWdc solar project under development in Ohio. Once complete, the solar facility is expected to deliver nearly 600,000 megawatt hours (MWh) […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon breaks China duck with first large-scale solar commitment

May 22, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Retail giant Amazon has unveiled plans for five further utility-scale solar plants, including its first in China. The US-based online retailer has greenlit five new solar farms, which will add to its sizeable portfolio of renewable energy projects. Included in […]


News and Policies, State

Ohio clean energy bill becomes law

July 24, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

The bill, which will create the Ohio Clean Air Program, was not brought to a vote last week due to the absence of four representatives. The Senate had passed the bill on 17 July with amendments that included the delay […]


News and Policies, State

Coal Subsidy, Solar Project Tangled in Case Before Ohio Supreme Court

August 20, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

The fate of a pair of 1950s-era coal plants and the largest solar project ever proposed in Ohio are entangled in a single case before the state’s Supreme Court. American Electric Power agreed to build the 400-megawatt solar project in […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Solar Array to be Constructed on Ohio Landfill

April 4, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

IGS Solar plans to begin construction this month on a solar array to be built on an unproductive landfill site. The 4 MW array is being built thanks to a power purchase agreement with Cleveland Public Power and the government […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Automobile giant General Motors is going big on wind power in Ohio and Indiana

September 20, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

General Motors (GM) has announced that all its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana will have their electricity needs met by 100 percent renewable energy. In a statement on Tuesday, GM said it would purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of wind […]


News and Policies, State

Dominion Energy Ohio – Dominion Energy Offers $110,000 in Community Impact Awards

September 7, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dominion Energy Ohio and the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will award $110,000 in unrestricted grants to area non-profits that have made a difference in the communities the company serves. The grants are offered through the 23rd annual Community Impact Awards […]


News and Policies, State

Combined Cycle Power Plant Proposed for Eastern Ohio

September 27, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Houston-based EmberClear Corp. plans to build a 1,000-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant on a 60-acre site in eastern Ohio near several gas pipelines carrying natural gas produced from the region’s abundant shale gas fields. The Harrison County Community […]


News and Policies, State

Why This Impending Bailout for Ohio Coal Plants is Bad News for America

April 25, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Wait – Ohio utility regulators did what? The $6-billion bailout of uneconomical coal and nuclear plants is bad enough. But the decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to let two power companies saddle ratepayers with their bad debt […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

U.S. natural gas production reaches record high in 2015

April 18, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

U.S. natural gas production reached a record high level of 79 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, an increase of 5% from the previous year, even as natural gas prices remained relatively low. Production from five states—Pennsylvania, Ohio, […]


News and Policies, State

Ohio moves to regulate gas industry emissions

April 12, 2016

Via: Energy Global

The administration of Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced plans to reduce air pollution from oil and gas operations in the state. Ohio plans to issue permits for new and modified equipment at compressor stations – facilities that pressurise gas […]