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California has established an ambitious goal of relying entirely on zero-emission energy sources for its electricity by the year 2045.

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill mandating the electricity target on Monday. He also issued an executive order calling for statewide carbon neutrality — meaning California "removes as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as it emits" — by the same year.

Clean energy advocates have released a new report on the growth of the industry and why it's important to strengthen standards and investments in renewables. 

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The Ohio Power Siting Board has recommended the state allow construction of a 126 million dollar, six-turbine wind farm on Lake Erie with conditions.   

A German energy company is in talks to purchase a planned wind farm in Champaign County despite mounting opposition. 

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A new poll by a clean energy group could change the debate over the issue at the Statehouse during this election season. 

This story comes from Colorado Public Radio and Oregon Public Broadcasting.

The U.S. solar industry is booming, in large part because of cheap, imported solar panels. But a U.S. trade commission says those imports also hurt manufacturers here. It's offering recommendations to President Trump on how to repair that damage, but the industry is divided over whether any remedy would do more harm than good.

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State lawmakers are gearing up for another round in the fight over renewable energy standards.

A new U.S. Department of Energy report shows steady demand remains in Ohio for small-scale wind energy projects.

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An Athens County school hopes to generate 80 percent of its electricity through a new solar plant.

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Some Ohio businesses are dismayed by President Trump’s decision to back out of the global agreement to fight climate change.

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The future of green energy in Ohio is murky after lawmakers decided to continue a freeze on renewable energy standards.

The Ohio House has approved a bill making compliance with the state's renewable energy mandates optional for the next three years.

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An Ohio House committee has approved a bill changing the state's green energy policy landscape, amid a battle over extending the freeze on  green energy standards.

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While state lawmakers continue to fight over whether to extend the 2014 freeze on Ohio's clean energy standards, a new report shows keeping them in place can position the state to be an industry leader.

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A new report shows growth in clean energy jobs in Ohio.

Environmental groups continue their push for stronger green energy policies.

The increased publicity of a green energy jobs report paid for by the state has sparked an argument over how forward the Kasich administration was in revealing its findings. 

Advocates Push Green Jobs For Veterans

Oct 31, 2013

More veterans are looking for jobs after they complete their terms of service.