Ohio Sets Renewable Energy Generation Standards

Law360, New York (April 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ohio public utility officials have approved energy regulations that set new standards for how much of the state's power must be generated from renewable sources and include requirements for energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reporting and carbon dioxide control.

The rules, crafted by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, implement Ohio's new electricity law, Senate Bill 221. Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed the bill into law May 1, and the bill took effect on July 31, allowing the commission to start the rule-making process.

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