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JPMorgan Chase Announces Major Solar Project

Brent Warren Brent Warren JPMorgan Chase Announces  Major Solar Project

The gigantic parking lot surrounding JPMorgan Chase’s Polaris office complex is about to get a sustainability upgrade. Yesterday the company announced plans to install seven solar arrays on elevated carports in the lot, supporting a total of 32,000 individual solar panels. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, at which […]

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Solar Co-op Launches in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Solar Co-op Launches in Columbus

A national nonprofit organization is bringing its solar co-op model to Central Ohio, and is hosting a series of meetings to explain the concept. Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is hoping to find a group of between 50 and 100 local homeowners (any Franklin or Delaware County residents are eligible) who are interested in solar panels. […]

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Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Lags Behind Peers in Solar Power

Despite steady growth in the number of solar panel installations in Columbus over the past several years, a new report shows that the city still lags behind many other places, including Cleveland and Cincinnati. The report, from the environmental organizations Frontier Group and Environment America, ranks Columbus 54th in the category of installed solar power […]

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Columbus Seeing Steady Growth in Solar Installations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Seeing Steady Growth in Solar Installations

Columbus may not be what anyone thinks of as a solar energy hotbed – especially in the midst of another gray and cold central Ohio winter – but local experts say that interest in solar panels is growing across both the residential and commercial sectors. “Absolutely, the demand is growing,” said Johnathan Gioffre, owner of […]

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Solar Panels in Columbus? How to Know if They Would Work on Your Home

Brent Warren Brent Warren Solar Panels in Columbus? How to Know if They Would Work on Your Home

The first question that solar installers and other advocates of solar energy in Columbus often get asked is a simple one: isn’t it too cloudy here for that to work? The answer is an emphatic no, they say. Although it may take longer to reap the financial rewards of installing solar panels on your roof […]

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Sustainable Living Home and Garden Tour

  Sustainable Living Home and Garden Tour

Green living is the future and Simply Living members are leading the way. We have curated a highly diverse selection of homes and garden experiences designed to help you learn from some amazing pioneers in sustainable living. You can visit the forest garden of Deb Knapke, central Ohio’s Garden Sage, and be inspired by her […]

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Clinton Rolls Out Economic Plan for First 100 Days in Office, Trump Responds

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Clinton Rolls Out Economic Plan for First 100 Days in Office, Trump Responds

Election Day is right around the corner — just three months away — and in preparation the Clinton campaign has released an economic plan for the candidate’s first 100 days in office. The plan lays out the investments to be made in the infrastructure, manufacturing and energy sectors as well as the support she’ll lend […]

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