Clean Energy Powers Ohio
Clean energy employs over 112,000 workers in Ohio.
7 in 10 of those jobs are in energy efficiency.
Through 2029, Ohio’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Standards will help avoid:
44,390 asthma attacks
2,060 hospital admissions
4,470 heart attacks
2,820 premature deaths
The standards will also prevent 10 million tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere.
$1 on efficiency = $2.65 in benefits
People Love Clean Energy
82% of progressives believe climate change is a priority.
Two-thirds of conservatives want half of all energy to come from renewables.
Two-thirds of conservatives are more likely to vote for a clean energy champion.
FirstEnergy will receive a $170M/year through HB6.
Taxpayers have paid for these plants 5X.
John Finnigan, Environmental Defense Fund - Opponent Testimpony on Substitute House Bill 6
Michael Haugh, Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel - Testimony on Substitute House Bill 6 (Attachment 4)
Guts clean energy standards
Ohio is Behind
Ohio 12.5% by 2027
Michigan 35% by 2025
Indiana 25% by 2025/26
Illinois 25% by 2025/26
Pennsylvania 18% by 2020/21
Ohioans would lose the $7.71 in monthly savings that these programs generate