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Answering Questions on the Energy Aggregation Initiative

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Answering Questions on the Energy Aggregation Initiative

With the adoption of the Columbus community choice aggregation program Clean Energy Columbus this month, there are still some lingering questions readers might have about how it works — including how to compare their energy supply price, what this means for customers of commercial providers versus customers of the City of Columbus Division of Power, […]

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Concerns Raised About Proposed Power Plant on OSU Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Concerns Raised About Proposed Power Plant on OSU Campus

Several local environmental organizations are sounding the alarm and trying to raise awareness about a power plant proposed for the campus of The Ohio State University. Officially known as the Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHP), the facility would have a capacity of 105.5 megawatts, power that would be generated – for the first decade […]

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THE FUTURE OF ENERGY: LATERAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE

  THE FUTURE OF ENERGY: LATERAL POWER TO THE PEOPLE

The Future of Energy is a revolutionary film that captures the movement across the U.S. to transition to 100% renewable energy and to bring positive solutions to the ecological crisis. A Q&A with local leaders of the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 project and local renewable energy experts will be featured on the panel. $5 […]

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Opinion: Commit Columbus to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035

Laura Reopell Laura Reopell Opinion: Commit Columbus to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035

On Thursday afternoon, the future of our environment suffered a drastic blow. With President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, the U.S. lost authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions, curb global temperature increase, and help developing countries deal with the increasingly drastic consequences of climate change. The United […]

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Idea Forge: Local Leaders Can Adopt Clean Energy Solutions

Tremaine Phillips Tremaine Phillips Idea Forge: Local Leaders Can Adopt Clean Energy Solutions

On Thursday, April 2nd, Forge Columbus is partnering with Small Business Majority to host a business roundtable that will outline opportunities for our city’s community businesses to engage in the adoption of clean energy solutions. Last year, Ohio suffered major setbacks to the state’s once burgeoning clean energy sector. The Ohio legislature passed a set […]

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City of Columbus Unveils First Large-Scale Municipal Solar Panel System

Walker Evans Walker Evans City of Columbus Unveils First Large-Scale Municipal Solar Panel System

Over 2,600 solar panels were just installed on the roof of The Columbus Division of Fleet Management building located at 4211 Groves Road, marking the first large-scale solar energy system for a municipal building in Columbus. The 240-watt panels are expected to produce roughly half of the building’s electricity needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Solar Cascade Donates Solar Panel Systems to Local Nonprofits

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Solar Cascade Donates Solar Panel Systems to Local Nonprofits

“It’s not always easy to give stuff away.” That’s been Thomas Van Cleef’s most recent discovery at his start-up, Solar Cascade. The business gives away solar power, and that’s a harder sell than you might think. Of course, sunshine is generally free, but the equipment that turns sunshine into power: that’s not cheap. Maybe that’s […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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