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       In cover photo above: L to R: Jack Hedge,
Cindy and Greg Kuss on McConnell Art Center Solar Roof with Evening Street Solar School in background view in Worthington, Ohio 
Cover Story:
Greg Kuss: Worthington's Favorite Sun

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       Green Energy Ohio
        News Magazine
         Volume 7 Issue 1

             2014 Spring

        GEO Spring Event & 
         Green on the Green

At the GEO 2014 Spring Event learn about Solar Basics in Workshop, Visit Solar Homes and a Solar School, and Enjoy the Rolling Blackouts at the Solar Rocks Dinner Dance! 

Read about Green Energy News from Regions of Ohio and State and National News.  Copies of the full-color, 48 page magazine will be available at the Spring Event. [

This issue also contains news stories from across the state and our Corporate Member Directory and Green Pages.  See individual articles as .pdfs [CLICK HERE]

      Check Out GEO's Social Media Sites            

Ohio Clean Energy News     March News    April News
See April GEO Connections E-Newsletter

 - - - - - - - - - - - - - Coming Events - - - - - - - - - - - 
 GEO 2014 Spring Event
 Friday-Saturday May 2-3, 2014
  Worthington, Ohio
Spring Event Web Page  Sponsor-Exhibitor
   Register and Pay Here on Sponsor Exhibitor Form
GEO News Release  GEO Annual Awards  Spring Event Flyer 
  GEO's 2014 Spring Event will feature:
Friday, May 2nd at the Worthington Hills Country Club:
1-3 pm - Solar Basics Workshop - Jay Warmke, Moderator Jack Hedge 
3-5 pm - Spring GEO Tour - Solar Homes & Solar School - Free to Public

4-7 pm - 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle (EV) Tour del Sol Cruise In3
3-6:30 pm - Clean Energy Exhibits - Free to Public
5-6:30 pm - GEO Reception & Solar Silent Auction - Free to Public
7-10 pm - Solar Rocks Dinner-Dance with Rolling Blackouts
     & Solar Silent Auction
   Register and Pay Here for Solar Workshop and/or Dinner Dance
Dinner-Dance Reservations CLOSE WEDS APR 30 - REGISTER NOW!

Saturday, May 3rd at Worthington Green on the Green Festival:
 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - EV Tour del Sol Ride & Drive at
                                  location to be announced.
11 am-12 pm - GEO 14th Annual Meeting at NW Village Green
                      Annual Recognition Awards on the Energy Green
12:30-2 pm - "Chasing Ice" movie with Director Jeff Orlowski 

GEO is joining forces with Worthington Green on the Green
and Ohio Interfaith Power & Light (OhIP&L).  [CLICK HERE]
 Since last August, GEO has met with these partners and the City of Worthington to put together a fun and informative two-day event. Last year 1,500 to 2,000 people attended the Green on the Green. This year GEO,
OhIP&L and Green on the Green are expanding the event to the northwest village green in Old Worthington to feature Clean Energy exhibitors and electric vehicles.  
Volunteers Needed: GEO needs volunteers, so contact GEO at 614.985.6131 or if you can help in these various activities. The volunteer tasks include organizing and presenting the EV Cruise In and Dinner Dance.

See Speaker Presentations Now Posted
GEO Financing Ohio RE & EE Dayton Workshop March 14

Help the Environment -  Support GEO

    Save on Your Electric Bill with 100% Wind Power 

AEP Energy will donate $30 to GEO for each 100% wind electricity enrollment 
Switch, Save, Support for the Greener Good    
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Donate to GEO 

Ohio's Renewable Energy Installers
A directory of Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Installers/Integrators

2012 Green Energy Ohio Tour Week

2011 Green Energy Ohio Tour   2010 Ohio Solar Tour

     2009 Ohio Solar Tour     GEO YouTube Video        

Ohio Governor's Solar PV  Progressive Field Solar PV           

Check out Solar Maps @ NREL, Calculators @ PVWatts
Check out Interactive Wind Maps from Ohio Power Siting Board's Web site @
Ohio Wind Resources Map 

Give to GEO 

Kroger Rewards

                 See State Wide Financial Incentives On-Line

                        Energize Ohio - EE & RE Incentives


 GEO's Mission:
Green Energy Ohio is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally and economically sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio.  GEO is the Ohio Chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES).

 April 2014 Ohio Clean Energy News

2013 GEO in the News Highlights:

 2013 GEO Fall Tour in the News

GEO's Bill Spratley Keynote - Michigan Conference Video

Lake Erie wind turbine project is looking for customers
- Cleveland Plain Dealer
Aug 22

Growing for Balance - 
20 to Know in Energy:
William Spratley, Executive Director, Green Energy Ohio

- Columbus Business First

GEO Spring Event in the News: Columbus Dispatch  May 17,
Dublin Villager  May 14, Columbus Business First  May 14, 
Dublin Villager May 8, City of Dublin
 May 7. 

Cincinnati Solar Town Meeting - UC News Record

Ohio Contributes to 110,000 Clean Energy Jobs - WOSU NPR NewsOhi

Ohio Walmarts Go Solar - Walmart Press Release   
 Cincinnati Biz Journal  Dayton Daily News  San Jose Mercury

Honda Puts Wind Turbines at Russells Point - Columbus Dispatch 

Congress Renews Wind PTC - Columbus Dispatch  

Ohio Wind Farm Tour - In Ohio Country Today TV Show

GEO Residential Solar Thermal Rebates Transition to Commercial     


  SOLAR 2014 - ASES' 43rd National Solar Conference   
in conjunction with  
Intersolar North America

San Francisco July 6 - 10, 2014

See details on ASES web site [

GEO was Local Host for SOLAR 2007 [

2013 GEO Year in Review
Thank you GEO Volunteers, Sponsors, Partners and Supporters  for greatly assisting our dedicated, four person, part-time GEO Staff in 2013.
See 2013 GEO Activities [CLICK HERE]

GEO Strategic Plan Launched in 2012
New Strategic Goals for GEO in 2012-2014 were adopted [CLICK HERE].  See 2012 GEO Annual Report reviewing the year's activities across Ohio [CLICK HERE]

Mainstreaming Green Energy in 2011
Looking at some of the 2011 highlights, GEO thanks its hundreds of members, volunteers, partners and funders who helped expand Ohio's green energy market with educational events and activities  [CLICK HERE].

GEO's First & Next Decades of
Advanced Green Energy

See GEO 10th Anniversary Celebration on May 15, 2010 at Ohio State University! Check out our speakers, presentations and list of GEO' Decade of Non-Profit Service [CLICK HERE]



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Series & Special Documentary:
The Greening of Ohio