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Ohio’s Green Energy Mandates

Posted Monday, February 24, 2014

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Ohio’s Green Energy Mandates A 2008 law requiring electric utilities in Ohio to meet benchmarks for energy efficiency and renewable energy is working, its supporters say. But a state senator, with support of utility companies, has proposed a bill that would roll back what he calls 'enviro-socialist mandates' that result in hidden fees for users. Is it fine-tuning to benefit consumers or a give-away to utilities?

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Energy, Government/Politics

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Sen. William Seitz, R-Cincinnati
Jonathan Lesser, PhD president,Continental Economics, Inc.
John Colm, President & Executive Director, WIRE-net
Terrence O’Donnell, Ohio Advanced Energy Economy

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