Innergex Renewable Energy signs PPA for 200MW PV project in Ohio

Innergex Renewable Energy has signed off on a long-term PPA with an investment grade rated US corporation for its 200MW Hillcrest PV project located in Brown County, Ohio. Sales under the PPA will start upon the facility reaching commercial operation, which is slated for 2020.

Cincinnati to construct US’ largest municipal PV project

The City of Cincinnati plans to construct the largest municipal PV project in the US in order to provide clean energy to all city facilities and serve residents through the Cincinnati Electric Aggregation Program. Once completed, the 100MW PV installation will reduce the region’s yearly carbon emissions rate by 158,000 tons.

Fossil fuel and utility interests behind siege on Ohio’s clean energy

Whilst the future of Ohio’s clean energy standards might lie in the hands of governor John Kasich, recent research by watchdog industry group Energy and Policy Institute (EPI) reveals that fossil fuel and utility interests have been pulling the strings behind the freeze on Ohio’s clean energy standards.

New Ohio bill extends freeze on clean energy mandates

The fate of Ohio’s clean energy lies solely in the hands of governor John Kasich who will now decide whether to approve or veto a new bill that would allow utilities to continue ignoring state renewable energy mandates for the next two years.