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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 hundreds learned about Solar Basics in a Workshop, Visiting Solar Homes and a Solar School, and Enjoying 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 was 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     May News    June News
See June GEO Connections E-Newsletter

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GEO Fall Tour October 3, 4 & 5, 2014 - Overview  Sponsor

Help GEO and See America's Greatest State Fair
at the Same Time!

Green Energy Ohio Goes to the Ohio State Fair – Volunteers Needed Courtesy of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, our statewide, non-profit GEO will maintain a display booth at the Ohio State Fair from Wednesday, June 23 through Sunday, August 3, 2014. We need volunteers to help us interact with passersby. Giving GEO four hours of your time at our booth will also get you into the Fair FREE along with a FREE garage parking pass.See Details [CLICK HERE]

5-Day Solar Electric (Photovoltaic) Certification Training

August 4-8 - Cincinnati Area
October 13-17 - Toledo Area

Want to learn how to install solar panels? 
Want to become certified to work in the solar energy field?
In as little as five days you can realize your goal. Taught by ETA Instructor Jay Warmke, this course from GEO is designed for beginners with no
electrical experience.  Previous experience with electronics/
electricity is not necessary.  The course consists of lectures
(50%), as well as, hands-on labs (50%). See more details [CLICK HERE].

GEO Solar PV Training Sites: Upper Left: Sustainability Center at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds and
Lower Right: Melink Corporation's Net-Zero Energy Building

What's the Future of
Ohio Clean Energy After SB 310?

GEO Expert Speakers:
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 7-9pm - Milford - 
Steve Melink
PD article on June 10 Meeting - Cleveland - Mark Shanahan
Cols Dispatch article on June 19 Meeting - Columbus
SB 310 Signed in Law by Governor Kasich June 13
GEO Letter to Governor Kasich
Requesting Vetoes of SB 310 and HB 483 Language

Help the Environment -  Support GEO

See if you can save money on Your Electric Bill and help the environment with 100% Wind Power 
AEP Energy will donate $30 to GEO for each 100% wind electricity enrollment 
Switch, Possibly Save & Support for the Greener Good    
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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).

June 2014 Ohio Clean Energy News

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 GEO 2014 Spring Event
 Friday-Saturday May 2-3, 2014
  Worthington, Ohio
Sponsored by

   Spring Event Web Page  
 Spring Event Program
GEO News Release  GEO Annual Awards  Spring Event Flyer 
  GEO News Magazine 2014 Spring Event 

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]



Podcasts of Going Green Public Radio
Series & Special Documentary:
The Greening of Ohio