Supporting Members

AES Ohio works to accelerate the future of energy and to deliver the greener, smarter energy solutions the world needs.  AES Ohio employees share a profound passion for improving lives through innovation, collaboration, and action. We believe how we work is just as important as the work itself.  Working as a team with customers, contractors, partners and communities, we meet changing energy needs with agility and solve meaningful problems. Every day, our people and businesses live out our values to bring us one step closer to accelerating a greener energy future for everyone.

The Anderson-DuBose Company is dedicated to being a leader in the distribution industry by providing world-class service and brand protection to our valued business partners. Their associates are committed to operational excellence, continuous improvement, environmental sustainability, respect for each other, community engagement, and ethical conduct while fostering a culture of employee appreciation.


BRITE Energy Innovators – Ohio’s energy tech incubator – is dedicated to ensuring the success of startups driving innovation in energy tech. We give startups the support, guidance and connections they need so they can get to work. Whether that means getting their business off the ground and running or taking a product with potential & turning into a sustainable business, and everything else in between. We empower startups by supplying them with introductions to our diverse network of partners, advanced technology, access to funding and the spaces they need to accomplish this.

Headquartered in Dublin with operations in the US, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, BNRG is a pioneering developer and operator of solar projects led by a team of individuals united by a passion to change the world through solar technology and investment. Since 2007 we’ve worked alongside our development, technology and investment partners to finance, build, manage and own solar farms that today produce more than 150,000 MWh of clean electricity, with more than 1.5 GW of active projects in the development pipeline..

Chaberton Energy develops sustainable infrastructure and renewable projects, from project conception to full operations, with a primary focus on distributed energy generation and community solar projects. With a world class professional team, an expansive network of partners, and a financial partnership with the Greenbacker Development Fund, Chaberton Energy is positioned to succeed in undertaking complex, sustainable, renewable energy projects that benefit the environment, reduce pollution, and combat climate change. Chaberton Energy is headquartered in North Bethesda, MD, with team members across key markets throughout North America..

Clean Fuels Ohio

Established in 2002 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Clean Fuels Ohio is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to making Ohio a cleaner, healthier, and more prosperous state. In addition to partnering with organizations to implement advanced fuel solutions and vehicle technologies, they are helping to build a state-wide fueling and charging infrastructure that supports these efforts.

Cleveland Bricks is a property developer and estate developer based in Cleveland. Cleveland Bricks is built on a foundation of Cleveland pride, on the understanding of what it means to be Cleveland-raised and what it takes to keep it strong.

Design Energy works hard to keep the value of renewable energy & storage in your project and in your community. As an Ohio company they are committed to local jobs, local content and local investment to ensure that the stabilizing benefits of renewable energy generation and storage stay with you, their customers. They build energy resilience and financial security.

Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the U.S., providing electricity to 7.8 million customers in six states, including Ohio. Duke Energy is transforming their customers’ experience, modernizing their energy grid, and generating cleaner energy to create a smarter energy future for their customers and communities. Participation in their GoGreen Ohio program supports the advancement of green power sources throughout the state and region. The actions taken today will determine that our communities and customers will have the resources and support they require to thrive.

EBEB Solutions is a customer-driven company that was created to help our clients achieve long-term success. We are a unique team that has over 100 years of experience providing innovative energy and sustainable solutions that improve people’s lives and makes the world a better place.

Ecohouse is a leading solar energy provider in Central Ohio. They are proud to have installed solar on hundreds of homes and businesses in the 614 area. Ecohouse is committed to the highest level of service for their customers and to using high-quality solar materials on all of their installations. Their work and solar products are designed to last for 25 years or more and come with warranties to match.

Edison Solar was founded primarily to make a difference in the changing global environment and to reduce the dependence of the United States on foreign energy. Their motto is “cleaning up the world one job at a time”. They believe that renewable energy projects with government support, which all the other energy sectors receive, can now be done economically and that their team is more than qualified to execute any project they undertake.

Energility believes every business deserves access to an energy manager. Nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and commercial enterprises benefit from their proven energy intelligence. Their mission is to transfer operations knowledge to owners of buildings, create action plans to improve equipment and operations, establish results which lower environmental disruption, and support local economies by collaborating with resources in the community.

Energy Optimizers, USA specializes in developing, engineering, and implementing energy efficiency and energy savings projects for educational, governmental and commercial customers. Their goal is to reduce their clients’ costs while saving the environment. As a family-owned business, they emphasize ethics, honesty, customer service, and education. They are passionate about assisting school districts and local governments in reducing operational costs, so they can use these funds to improve the educational process or provide essential services without raising taxes.


EVentures is a rental car company designed to provide a new experience in the world of electric vehicles. EVentures Rentals shares their excitement about EV’s with travelers, prospective buyers, people celebrating a special event, and individuals who want to see what the future looks like. We welcome anyone and everyone to try out the quickest, safest, most fun cars on the road!

Government Edge is a leading government affairs firm serving clients in Ohio and Washington, D.C. They place a premium on personal attention to their client’s needs, and they deliver results with honesty and integrity. As a third-generation government and public affairs firm, they have the experience, knowledge, and established relationships necessary to achieve success for their clients. Government Edge has a proven track record of converting their clients’ goals into legislative, regulatory, and administrative action. 

Green Oasis Homes is a newly formed Real Estate Company set to focus on homes with Green features.  Owner Bryan Hoi-Lapp is on a journey to make an impact on the environment through real estate and is currently working on earning his Green Designation through National Association of Realtors.

Hoon Incorporated is a Design-Build General Contractor Specializing in building solutions for any project and any budget. They combine the old-time value of customer satisfaction with forward thinking efforts for conserving natural resources to protect the environment for years to come. Their mission is to continue to impact the community by offering customers quality work with professionalism, integrity and an environmentally conscious attitude while providing a good standard of living for ourselves, their employees and their families.

Innova Glass + Metal (IGM) is a family-owned, architectural glass and metal specialty contractor. We take pride in maintaining close relationships with every member of our supply chain to ensure that from procurement to installation, we add value during each stage of the project.

Kinnard’s is a local solar installation company focused on Licking County and the surrounding areas. They provide innovative energy solutions that save money and protect the environment.


Proudly serving over 750,000 riders each year, Laketran is Lake County, Ohio’s regional public transportation system offering nine local routes, door-to-door Dial-A-Ride, and three commuter Park-n-Ride routes with service between Lake County and Laketran takes pride in providing professional, friendly, safe and affordable transportation to the residents of Lake County. Laketran’s bus fleet is 100% ADA accessible and every bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift or ramp. In addition, Laketran is a pioneer in the electrification of public transportation with electric buses soon to be added to their fleet.

Over the course of nearly four decades, M+A Architects has carved out a reputation as a reliable and collaborative partner, articulating a progressive design and development vision and forging strong and lasting relationships across the industry. Today, an experienced team practices M+A’s trademark brand of smart and sustainable design, balancing the art and science of architecture across several dedicated design studios.

Madison Energy Investments develops, constructs, owns, and operates distributed generation assets within the commercial and industrial (C&I) and small utility-scale sectors.

Modern Energy is an Energy Technology Company that specializes in Solar PV Systems, Live Energy Monitoring, and Energy Security. Their team will focus on the complete energy portfolio of your home or business. They use professional staff to ensure that you are getting an energy solution that not only reduces your environmental impact, but also maximizes your cost savings.

NAPA-branded stores and AutoCare Centers serve auto service professionals, do-it-yourselfers, and everyday drivers with quality parts and supplies to keep cars, trucks, and equipment performing safely and efficiently. The NAPA distribution system has more than 500,000 parts which are distributed across 57 distribution centers, 6,000 NAPA AUTO PARTS stores, and more than 16,000 NAPA AutoCare and AutoCare Collision Centers throughout the United States.

NOPEC is the largest non-profit retail energy aggregation in the United States. Currently, NOPEC supplies electricity and natural gas to more than 950,000 residential and small business customers in 240 member communities in 20 Ohio counties. Since 2001, NOPEC has saved Ohio consumers hundreds of millions of dollars on energy costs. NOPEC has also awarded nearly $40 million in energy efficiency grants.

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation was founded in 1985 and is a 501(c) (3) charitable, nonprofit organization. It has helped community groups, civic leaders and consumers in rural, suburban and urban neighborhoods use agriculture to address a variety of quality of life issues. Today the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation funds programming in four areas: education, community development, legal issues and animal issues. Ohio Farm Bureau is a grassroots membership organization that works to support our state’s food and farm community.

Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition was established to ensure Ohio’s presence both regionally and nationally in current fuel cell discussions. For over 20 years, OFCC has promoted public awareness about the role fuel cell technology can play as an efficient, reliable, and environmentally responsible source of energy in a wide variety of applications. They expand networking to form greater alliances and encourage federal funding that will leverage state resources in the development of fuel cell technology.

Plug Power is the leading provider of clean hydrogen and zero-emission fuel cell solutions that are both cost-effective and reliable. We provide zero-emission energy solutions for electric applications across a broad spectrum of high-asset utilization transportation, robotic, aerial, and stationary power functions. With more than 400,000 fuel cell units deployed and almost 25 years of innovation, Plug Power has built more hydrogen fueling stations than anyone else in the world. 

RBI Solar Inc. is a leading provider of solar mounting systems. They design, engineer, manufacture, and install solar mounting systems for commercial and utility scale projects. They focus on providing best-in-class solar racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators. As a Rough Brothers sister company, RBI Solar works with clients to implement the most cost effective and efficient solar racking systems on each project.

SOPEC is a non-profit public service organization that manages community choice aggregation programming for member communities. As a regional council of governments under Chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code, aggregation law allows SOPEC member communities to purchase electricity as a group. SOPEC is governed by a board of directors made up of elected officials and representatives from its member communities. SOPEC provides shared administrative, financial, and legal services required for high-value public energy programs and projects that support sustainable communities.

Solar Energy Solutions is 100% dedicated to the full-time design, development, and construction of residential, institutional and commercial solar energy projects throughout the Kentucky and the surrounding 9 states. Their staff includes numerous NABCEP certified photovoltaic installers, engineers, and licensed electricians. Solar Energy Solutions was founded on three goals; building the next generation clean energy economy, creating local sustainable skilled jobs; and exploring the latest in solar technologies! 

Solarvision champions the renewable energy movement by creating dynamic solutions for financing and developing utility-scale solar power systems. Bringing a depth of experience and passion for sustainable energy alternatives, our founders are trailblazers in Ohio’s renewable energy industry and understand the impact of solar energy on the environment as well as the added benefits of lower energy costs and changing government regulations.

Sway’s Carshare as a Service platform makes it easy to create a boutique carshare offering that meets the diverse needs of cities, neighborhoods, businesses, and more. We’re focused on making sure mobility is equitable and affordable because, without the ability to move freely, we have limited access to resources, jobs, amenities, and the things most of us take for granted. Whether you are looking to deploy a single car at your facility or dozens of cars across a city, Sway makes it easy for you to set up a carshare program.

Talan Products is a full service metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts dedicated to meeting and exceeding their customers’ expectations. Over the decades they have become one of the most acclaimed and highly regarded stampers in the United States. Talan produces a variety of products for over 150 customers in the fastener, building products, appliance, hardware, defense and green energy markets.

Third Sun Solar’s mission is to accelerate the shift to clean energy, serve their customers, be reliable and driven, and value growth. It takes a lot to succeed in the Solar Industry for 20 years. They are proud of the reputation they have built. Third Sun Solar operates with a triple bottom line commitment to people, the planet, and profit.

Vermillion Solar was founded on the premise that if a better way can be imagined, it can be accomplished. So, whether you’re choosing renewable energy to save the planet or simply to save money, we’re committed to helping you turn your why into a how. We believe that renewable energy systems can be as aesthetically pleasing as they are efficient and we’re positive our customers will be pleased with the results.

The Vistula Management Company provides high quality development, construction, and management services for multi-family housing. Their primary mission is to plan, develop and manage quality housing for families, elderly, and handicapped persons. The employee-owned company manages approximately 1600 units of multi-family housing in 16 projects throughout Northwest Ohio and has extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of many different types of properties.

Wayne County Sustainable Energy Network works to advance sustainable energy in their area. They raise awareness by educating the public and offering resources to assist individuals and organizations in their sustainable energy efforts. They provide resources, materials, information, workshops, and projects to prepare individuals, the community, and businesses to become more energy-efficient, use resources more wisely and increase sustainable energy generation for homes, community, and commercial buildings. 

Worthington Energy Consultants is dedicated to providing custom solutions that deliver cost savings, energy efficiency, and sustainability. By leveraging their team of experts, supplier relationships, and analytical processes, they help you make the best energy decisions for your organization. Worthington Energy Consultants pride themselves on their good customer relations, dependability, and healthy sense of urgency. The goal is to help you be more efficient, sustainable, and knowledgeable with your energy sourcing.