Ohio’s Clean Energy Programs Save Customers $2 For Every $1 They Spend

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An $11 million solar panel canopy covers the parking lot across from the entrance to The Cincinnati Zoo.

An $11 million solar panel canopy covers the parking lot across from the entrance to The Cincinnati Zoo.

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/AL BEHRMAN

Energy efficiency standards in Ohio that have been facing attacks from state lawmakers provide significant consumer savings relative to their costs, according to an Ohio-based clean energy organization.

From 2009 through 2013, the standards saved Ohio residents $1.03 billion and cost $456 million, according to reports from the Public Utility Commission of Ohio analyzed by the Ohio Advanced Energy Economy. Continue reading “Ohio’s Clean Energy Programs Save Customers $2 For Every $1 They Spend”