green energy

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Some Ohio businesses are dismayed by President Donald Trump’s decision to back out of the global agreement to fight climate change. The advanced energy industry says this is a decision that can impact the more than 100,000 jobs tied to green energy in Ohio. One company said these actions have tangible consequences that hurt their bottom line.

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.

Iberdrola Renewables

House Republicans are sending a message to Gov. John Kasich by moving a bill that would effectively kill green energy standards in Ohio. This is similar to a bill Kasich vetoed last year and  reports Kasich isn’t afraid to use that veto pen again.

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.

Andy Chow

Ohio has a big coal industry, but also has a lot of land for wind energy development. And state officials seems to be floating in the middle as far as energy policy goes. The energy issue pulled the state in two different directions.

Ohio Legislature

Gov. John Kasich has vetoed a bill that rolls back state requirements on electric utilities and clean energy. 

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.

Andy Chow

State lawmakers are back home after a long week of passing dozens of bills out of the House and Senate. The chambers are now waiting for the governor’s next move and any possible vetoes.

Andy Chow

The future of green energy development and use in Ohio is murky after lawmakers decided to continue a freeze on renewable energy standards utilities would be required to follow. 

Andy Chow

There’s been a flurry of activity at the Statehouse, as the Senate and House move through many pieces of legislation before the year ends and there are dozens of bills that could be up for a vote on this final day of lame duck session.

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.

Andy Chow

The House and Senate are working on bills that could essentially continue a freeze on the state’s renewable energy requirements, something Gov. John Kasich says he’s against. But there are lawmakers who say soon, the threat of the governor's veto will not be as powerful as it used to be. 

Iberdrola Renewables

The state’s top leaders are squaring off on a bill to change Ohio’s green energy policies, and the clock is ticking – a two year freeze on the state’s renewable energy standards for electric utilities expires in a few weeks. 

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.

Iberdrola Renewables

With lawmakers out of the Statehouse for the summer, there are still many issues floating around that might get a lot of attention when they get back. They include Ohio’s green energy policies. 

Andy Chow

Advocates in the fight for stronger green energy policies are highlighting a unique voice in their corner - faith leaders. 

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. 

Bernie 2016

The auto industry bailout, fracking and job creation are some of the big issues the Democratic presidential candidates are battling over as they compete for votes in the Midwest primaries, including Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow talked to U.S. Senator and candidate Bernie Sanders about how he plans to win over Ohio voters.

Joshua Lim - Scripps Fellow

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