Policy: Clean Energy Friendly Ohio

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Ohio policymakers and citizens alike want a set of renewable energy and efficiency policies that maximize financial benefits to the state and also lead us down a path of sustainability.

An analysis by the Greenlink Group finds that we can have both.

They produced several scenarios demonstrating how Ohio can meet potential federal carbon reduction regulations while providing financial benefits to the state. Each of the scenarios is based on clear trends and achievable targets.

Three approaches were outlined: Accelerated Efficiency, Intermediate Pathway and Expanded Renewables.

The analysis found that the Accelerated Efficiency scenario offers the most economic and environmental benefits of the three options, while Expanded Renewables offers the greatest economic development opportunities.

Learn more about what these options for empowering Ohio’s energy market mean for jobs, GDP, electricity savings and health benefits:

Options for Optimism Fact Sheet

Grounds for Optimism Executive Summary

Grounds for Optimism Full Report

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