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Environment Ohio's Shining Cities report ranks Cincinnati as the leading solar city in the state and places it among the top five solar cities in the Midwest.

A solar farm in Shelby, Ohio.
Thomas R Machnitzki

Ohio’s largest solar power project is underway on a landfill in Brooklyn, a neighborhood in Cleveland. By July, the project is expected to begin generating 5 percent of the electricity supply for 16 Cuyahoga county buildings. 

Ohio Regulators Give Green Light For New Solar Farms

Feb 16, 2018
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Ohio officials have approved permits for what would be the two largest solar arrays in the state.

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A couple of large wind farms have cropped up in Ohio over the past couple of years, but the state still hasn’t seen a big development with solar power. That could change very soon with not one but three big solar farms in the works.

Kristen Kubitza of the Sierra Club Ohio Chapter takes questions alongside Al Frasz, owner of Dovetail Solar and Willie Overmann, Energy Manager for the city of Columbus.
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An environmental group says Ohio is 11th among all states in jobs in the solar energy industry. But the group says a vote likely this week in the Ohio House to change the state’s energy requirements for electric utilities could change that. 

Ohio's Largest Solar Project To Be Finished By Year's End

Aug 29, 2016
A solar farm in Shelby, Ohio.
Thomas R Machnitzki

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A new solar field set to become Ohio's largest installation is on track to open by the end of the year.

Challenges of Solar Power Technology

Sep 8, 2015
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President Obama unveiled his “Clean Power Plan” this summer, calling for more renewable energy sources including solar power. A look into the promises and challenges of solar power as an alternative form of energy and what solar energy could mean for the future.