From the GEO Archives: Sunshine at the Governor’s Residence

At the 2003 Ohio State Fair, First Lady Hope Taft brought the idea of a photovoltaic or solar electric system at the Ohio Governor’s Residence to Green Energy Ohio. A "Green Team" of GEO volunteers and members of the Ohio Clean Energy Business Association (OCEBA) immediately began preparing a plan to install a grid-tied solar system with battery back-up power and an educational display using all Ohio-made products and services.

The Train Has Left the Station: Solar Power is Here to Stay

Gary has always had a strong environmental ethic and has lived accordingly. Before he moved to Athens in 1998, he was living in a cabin off the grid in northern Ohio, working in the family construction business. His first home in Athens was powered exclusively by a 300-watt solar system. It wasn’t until six years later, in 2006, that he upgraded to a 3000-watt grid-tied system.

50 Ways to Honor Earth Day

With the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day this month, we are disappointed that opportunities to celebrate together have been canceled. While those events would have be fun, the best way to honor Earth Day is to make changes, take action, and increase awareness! Green Energy Ohio has put together the following list of 50 ways to honor Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary!

Doing What You Love: The OH Solar Story

Corbin Holland has long understood the role energy plays in quality of life. Growing up, Corbin was acutely aware of the importance of energy independence. Spending each summer with his Navy-veteran Grandfather, he learned that most wars break out over a lack of resources.

Richard Downs: “Change Happens from the Bottom-Up”

If you follow our member spotlights, you know that they generally focus on senior leaders in big companies. This month, we are featuring a person who has followed a slightly different path, but who has made an unmistakable contribution to his community and to advancing the clean energy message.

EVENT POSTPONED! Join us at Hathaway Brown's Ahuja Auditorium for The Human Element, April 24th from 6:30-9:00pm

Green Achievement Award Winners

Green Energy Ohio is proud to honor individuals, businesses, universities, nonprofits, and government and community entities, throughout the state at the Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception with the Green Achievement Award. The Green Achievement Award recognizes innovators, collaborators, educators, and leaders in their respective fields for the work they have accomplished in advancing GEO’s mission.