Attendee at the September 2013 Energy Workshop. Photo credit: Brice Nihiser.
The resources on this page are meant to provide additional information to Ohio entities affected by the U.S. EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program. They are provided solely for informational purposes and their applicability will vary depending upon an organization’s unique circumstance. (Ohio University does not endorse or take responsibility for content posted by third parties.)
Remember to check out workshop and webinar materials from past CE3 events here: http://www.ohio.edu/ce3/ghgrp/.
The Program Basics
The information you need to get started or to brush up on the basics.
Energy Efficiency Best Practices
These resources will help you determine which energy-saving initiatives are best for your organization by exploring other organizations’ achievements and successes.
Clean Technology Capital Formation/Financing Options
Have an idea that needs financial backing? See where the funding is coming from and who the successful recipients and industries are.
- Energy Optimizers, USA: http://energyoptusa.com/
- Environmental Investment Organisation Environmental Tracking: http://www.eio.org.uk/index.php
- Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment, U.S.Department of Energy report, Aug. 2013: http://energy.gov/downloads/federal-finance-facilities-available-energy-efficiency-upgrades-and-clean-energy
- Financing Energy Improvements on Utility Bills: Market Updates and Key Program Design Considerations for Policymakers and Administrators Report, Financing Solutions Working Group for the State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action) report, May 2014: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/seeaction/pdfs/onbill_financing_es.pdf
- Go Sustainable Energy: http://www.gosustainableenergy.com/index.php
- Ohio Investor-Owned Utilities Energy-Efficiency Programs:
- The Ohio Manufacturers' Association Energy Management Community, How OMA Can Help, http://www.ohiomfg.com/communities/how-oma-can-help/
- The Opportunity for Energy Efficiency Financing Programs in the Southeast, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance white paper, May 2014: http://www.efc.sog.unc.edu/sites/www.efc.sog.unc.edu/files/White-Paper-The-Opportunity-for-Innovative-Finance-in-the-Southeast-FINAL1.pdf
- The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Energy Choice Ohio website: www.energychoice.ohio.gov
- The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Ohio’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects: http://www.puco.ohio.gov/puco/index.cfm/industry-information/industry-topics/ohioe28099s-renewable-and-advanced-energy-portfolio-standard/
- Renewable Energy Finance Forum Annual Conference: http://www.reffwallstreet.com
- Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Midwest Region Report, American Council on Renewable Energy report, Oct. 2013: http://www.acore.org/publications/50states/
- U.S. Department of Agriculture Energy Web: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=ENERGY&navtype=MS
Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Projects
A myriad of resources track renewable energy and energy efficiency (EERE) projects and generation. For more information about implementing EERE projects at your organization, here are just a few of the agencies, organizations and reports that specialize in EERE projects.
Ohio's Emission Reporting Programs and Information
Many large emitters in Ohio are familiar with the state’s existing emission reporting programs. The new federal reporting program will be similar in some ways, but has its own methodology and reporting protocols. The links above and below cover both programs.
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