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State officials seeking up to $1.25B grant for regional hydrogen hub

Solar company investing $13.5M in expansion in Henry County


Federal energy policy is making many new incentives available for local governments to fund energy-related assets. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), enacted in 2022, established a set of energy-related asset categories that are now being directly subsidized by the federal government. Under the IRA, nearly any advanced or renewable energy asset ...

Consortium seeks $2B in federal funding for Clean Hydrogen Hub in Ohio


Bricker & Eckler energy attorneys Kara Herrnstein, Karia Ruffin and Dylan Borchers will present a webinar, Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. EST, to recap an active 2021 year for solar development in Ohio and look ahead to potential development trends and issues in 2022. Topics covered will include a survey of projects at the Ohio Power Siting ...

JPMorgan Chase solar installation at Polaris office is second largest in the world

If passed, recently introduced legislation H.B. 450 permits community solar development in Ohio. Join Bricker & Eckler attorneys Dylan Borchers and Matt Koppitch, Wednesday, December 8, at 10:30 a.m. EST, as they discuss how the proposal works. They will also chat with State Representative Brian Baldridge, one of the bill's sponsors, about ...

Bricker & Eckler energy attorneys Kara Herrnstein and Dylan Borchers will review changes to the utility scale permitting process as a result of Ohio Senate Bill 52 via a webinar, Thursday, August 19, at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

On June 28, 2021, the Ohio General Assembly passed Senate Bill (S.B.) 52, which places new requirements on renewable energy development in Ohio and changes to the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) process. The bill is specific to wind and solar development, and does not place new restrictions on other types of energy development. S.B. 52 currently ...

Many of our school district clients have been approached by wind and solar developers over the years about signing a power purchase agreement (PPA). Developers promise to provide electricity at a fixed or reduced cost with no up-front payment, financing, construction or maintenance burdens. Is it too good to be true, they ask? Maybe not.

First Solar investing $680M to build third Toledo-area factory

Peloton’s first U.S. factory will bring $400M and 2,200 jobs to Ohio

Bricker & Eckler Energy attorney Kara Herrnstein will lead a webinar discussion, “Let the Sun Shine in Ohio,” for the Women's Energy Network, Wednesday, April 28, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Register here >>

Bricker & Eckler’s Bell to present PACE financing at Smart Columbus Energy webinar

Bricker & Eckler has developed a solar resource center, designed specifically for developers trying to understand the processes, challenges and opportunities related to solar development in the broader Great Lakes region.

Six Bricker & Eckler attorneys will be featured as part of HalfMoon Education's live, interactive webinar, "Issues in Ohio Energy and Electric Utility Regulation," Thursday, March 25. For more information, visit the registration page.

Proposed 108-MW Licking County solar field would power Amazon, Google, Facebook

Developer will invest up to $75M to transform former DP&L plant into “economic powerhouse”

O’Shaughnessy Dam hydro plant to generate power for Columbus again


Green Energy Fund receives $3.55M to help residents lower utility bills, build wealth

AES Corp. and AIMCo deal creates leading renewable platform in U.S.

Toledo Solar wins $1.7M federal grant for new solar technology development

New Franklin County solar farm will supply energy to AEP

Hillsboro farm goes solar with 60-panel rooftop installation

AEP signs PPA for planned 200-MW Pickaway County solar project

Mpower Energy expands to Ohio with Columbus facility

US corporate demand will drive up to 72 GW in new renewable projects over next 10 years

Columbus green-energy aggregation plan on November ballot

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped development, investor interest in Licking County 

New PACE agreements approve $14M in financing for St. Clair Inn, Hotel Harrington 

FERC ruling reverses 40 years of PURPA precedent in defining small solar

Ohio could benefit from more utility-scale solar projects, trade group says

Columbus residents to vote on community choice aggregation in November

Toledo Solar awarded $200K DOE research grant 

Beavercreek officials discuss adding guidelines for commercial solar farms

Legislators ask OPSB to reconsider ruling that restricts Icebreaker Wind turbine operations

Campbell City Schools converting all buildings to clean energy

$1B Gemini Solar Project will be largest solar project in U.S. history 

Dairy farm begins production of renewable natural gas

Renewables could overtake coal generation in 2020 as COVID-19 accelerates transition

With $30M investment, Cuyahoga County could double solar power generation in five years 

University of Toledo joins group promoting emerging solar technology

Cleveland Heights going greener with more solar panels on city buildings

2019 was second-biggest year for new installed wind power

Cincinnati firm awarded $6M in state financing for nursing facility construction

Farmers find income boost in wind power crop

GM bringing innovative processes to planned battery-cell plant

Construction begins on 200-MW solar facility in southeast Ohio

Cleveland startup awarded $1M federal grant for new solar racking system

OSU Extension specialists explain solar farm leasing for landowners

PACENation, a national trade association providing education, advocacy and resources for PACE financing, selected Columbus, Ohio, as the site of its 2020 Annual Summit, which will be held March 30-April 1.

The City of Shelby’s solar energy project, more than two years in the making, is now operational. 

Cleveland planning solar arrays on up to 16 city properties

Cuyahoga County solar projects will save money, protect environment

Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance has record-breaking year for PACE financing

Lakewood city facilities to use 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2025

Renewables now less expensive than natural gas generation, new report says

NASA study finds huge solar potential for Cleveland

Air Force awards $7.4M grant to UT for solar cell project

New dates set for Republic Wind Farm hearings

On August 5, 2019, the City of Shelby passed legislation to construct a solar energy project that was more than two years in the making. Shelby entered into a series of agreements with AEP OnSite Partners, LLC for a 2.5 MW solar array which will be located on 14 acres of property. 

AEP acquires Sempra Renewables as part of long-term diversification strategy

Land found for 150-MW Putnam County solar farm

Senate bill proposes federal standard for U.S. renewable electricity generation

New dates set for Seneca Wind Farm hearings 

Warren County park solar project also combats pollinator habitat loss

Work begins on $300M Scioto Ridge wind farm

DOE funding projects to develop next-gen wind turbine drivetrain technologies

Coal “no longer dominant source” of electricity in Ohio 

First quarter of 2019 propels U.S. wind power construction to record level

Spotlighting the future state of electric vehicles both in Central Ohio and statewide, Columbus Business First summarized the recent discussion that took place at Bricker’s "Energy Exchange" event.

Bricker & Eckler is the first law firm in the state to install an electric vehicle charging station on its property.

With this week’s financial closings, the historic Dayton Arcade revitalization project is underway.

Hearings for 212-MW Seneca Wind Farm suspended

Airstream adding 100-percent renewable-powered facility

OPSB approves 150-MW Willowbrook Solar Farm construction 

Campbell school district plans solar project


Two Cincinnati-area health care firms awarded $11.7M in clean-air financing

Republic Wind Farm adjudicatory hearing rescheduled for June 3, 2019

U.S. led record year for corporate clean energy PPAs in 2018

Briefing on solar energy development set for Champaign and Miami Counties

OPSB authorizes fourth wind farm for Paulding County

Non-utility customers purchase record amount of wind power in 2018 

Seneca Wind hearing rescheduled for April 23, 2019


DP&L seeks PUCO approval for $576M Distribution Modernization Plan

Seneca Wind project developer opens Tiffin office


Laketran becomes member of Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance

UC Clermont College now 100% powered by wind energy

AEP’s planned Highland County solar farms a welcome boost for southern Ohio

Belpre plans to add solar panels to fire station

Study shows wind and solar falling below conventional generation costs

Sirna and Sons solar installation generates 35% of company’s electric usage

On November 26, 2018, Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) filed a complaint in U.S. bankruptcy court for the Northern District of Ohio for declaratory judgment and injunctive relief, along with a motion for preliminary injunction, against FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), to enforce a purchase agreement for the sale of FES' retail ...

Community leaders form Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance to save Ohio’s nuclear plants 

SARTA offers free loan of fuel-cell bus to any transit authority in the U.

Energy policy important for landing Amazon investment  

Vinton Solar Energy LLC gets approval for 125-MW solar farm

Lake Erie wind turbine project “won’t harm environment,” DOE rules

PUCO unveils roadmap for modernizing Ohio’s power grid

State certifies Seneca Wind as qualified energy project


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