Friday, February 3, 2023
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The Ohio Power Siting Board denied Kingwood Solar’s application to construct a 175 megawatt solar farm in Greene County, citing overwhelming local opposition to the project.

Kibler Dairy Farms won the 2022 National Dairy FARM program Excellence award in Environmental Stewardship because of the humble way they manage their farm.

The Ohio Power Siting Board denied the application for Birch Solar, a proposed 300 MW solar farm in Allen and Auglaize counties, citing local opposition.

The EPA released a final rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard June 3 that sets a goal of 15 billion gallons of renewable fuel for 2022. At the same time, some states are turning to higher blends of ethanol for fuel cost relief.

The natural gas industry has cleaned up its act over the years. Is that enough to make it a green energy source? Troy Balderson thinks so.

In Pennsylvania, where siting for solar is done at the local level, it’s left to each community to decide whether to allow in these developments. It's pitting some neighbors against each other.

Ohio is one of eight states that will receive technical assistance for counties planning a switch to alternative fuels through Drive Clean Rural USA .

The Ohio Power Siting Board denied separate applications for rehearing regarding the board’s decision to deny an application filed by Republic Wind to construct a 200 MW wind-powered electric generating facility in Seneca and Sandusky County. 

Now that the U.S. has weaned itself off of its reliance on liquid fuel from across the ocean, it’s battling a dependency of another kind as the transition from fossil fuels to renewables continues.

It’s not easy for rural residents who already buy into all the benefits renewables, electric vehicles and energy efficiency have to offer. For those who are less willing, or less able, it could be impossible, at least without help.