Electricity and the Environment (from the PUCO)

Electricity and the Environment (from the PUCO)

Electricity and the environment The PUCO is the sole agency charged with regulating Ohio’s electric and natural gas utilities. Because energy issues often contain an environmental component, it is essential for the PUCO to maintain strong relationships with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (...

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The PUCO Explains Green Pricing Programs

The PUCO Explains Green Pricing Programs

Green pricing programs Ohio’s green pricing options offer electric consumers the opportunity to support alternative energy sources by paying a premium in addition to their regular utility bill. Several competitive retail electric suppliers also offer green options. Will “green” electricity be delive...

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Renewable Energy Explained

Renewable Energy Explained

What is renewable energy? Unlike fossil fuels, which are finite, renewable energy sources regenerate. There are five commonly used renewable energy sources: Biomass—includes: Wood and wood waste Municipal solid waste Landfill gas and biogas Ethanol Biodiesel Hydropower Geothermal Wind Solar What rol...

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