Turning A Brownfield into A Solar Field
On July 23, 2014, the Toledo Zoo, Rudolph-Libbe and others dedicated the 2.1 Megawatt solar array on a brownfield site to supply 30% of the Zoo's annual electrical energy needs.
Learn more about advertising opportunities in this exclusive, statewide renewable energy
magazine. [CLICK HERE] 7,000 copies distributed across Ohio!
Green Energy Ohio
Volume 7 Issue 2
Ohio Buyers Guide 2014 & Advancing Green Energy
with SB 310
Green Energy Ohio News Magazine features our 2nd Annual Buyers Guide listing the over 80 GEO Corporate Members with descriptions of their services and products offering a premier guide to find renewable energy and energy efficiency companies, developers, installers, and energy services.
The feature section presents expert articles on Advancing Green Energy with SB 310 as the 12th annual, statewide GEO Tour approaches in early October.
Read about Green Energy News from Regions of Ohio and Statewide.
Copies of the full-color, 48 page magazine are available at coming GEO events. [READ EDITION ON-LINE]
See individual articles as .pdfs [CLICK HERE]
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Ohio Clean Energy News September News
MARK YOUR CALENDER NOW! Take the 12th GEO Tour Across Ohio
Join GEO for our 12th statewide Green Energy Ohio Tour, as hundreds of volunteers help us present clean energy education via open houses at 100 tour sites with solar, wind, energy efficiency and related technologies.
This FREE, public statewide event Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 3, 4 & 5 provides the unique opportunity for people to visit and talk with owners living and working with clean energy technologies. Help us promote the Tour: GEO Tour Poster
Design Your Own Tour
Enter this year's GEO Tour Portal Web Page for 2014 GEO Tour with 100 Tour Sites Across Ohio.
Use GEO’s interactive web site to select tour sites you wish to visit. You can search sites in a selected region or county. See the GEO Tour Google Map in the Tour Web Site Search Engine showing sites for the entire state.
- Sites are listed alphabetically and may also be searched by types of technology (solar, wind, etc.) and types of site (businesses, homes, etc.). Each tour site gives a description by the site owner, directions and up to four photos.
- The web site will create a Google Map of your personalized tour with directions between sites. Print out your planned tour and enjoy your green energy tour of the Buckeye State!
GEO volunteers have helped us create interesting Guided Tours for visits to multiple sites across Ohio. See the Guided Tours web page for more details.
Thanks to the 2014 GEO Tour Sponsors!
Premier Sponsors: R.J. Perritt Homes and
Solar Power & Light
Featured Sponsors: Ecohouse Solar, KeyBank,
Zane State College, Third Sun Solar & Wind Power,
and Dayton Power & Light
Supporting Sponsors: Akron Zoo, Yellowlite, Everpower, Vectren, Dovetail Solar & Wind, and Turner Foundation
National Solar Tour
The 12th Green Energy Ohio Tour is part of the American Solar Energy Society's National Solar Tour. GEO is the Ohio Chapter of ASES.
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See More About These September Activities at GEO Events
September 16, 17 & 18 - GEO at Ohio Farm Science Review
September 17 & 18 - Cleveland Sustainability Summit 2019
September 30 - GEO Tour Kick-Off at OSU 4H Center
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GEO Offers 5-Day Solar Electric (Photovoltaic) Certification Training
October 13-17 - Hosted by Parker Energy Solutions
University of Toledo Scott Park Campus of Energy & Innovation
2145 East Scott Park Drive
Toledo, Ohio 43607
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
Previous experience with electronics/electricity is not necessary. The last GEO solar training course of 2014 consists of lectures (50%), as well as, hands-on labs (50%). See more details [CLICK HERE]
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
How GEO Benefits
Recent GEO Central Ohio Clean Energy Network Expert Speaker Presentations:
See Dale Arnold's Ohio Farm Bureau Federation presentation from Sept. 4 Tools Left in the Green Energy Toolkit after SB 310 GEO CEN Meeting [CLICK HERE] & his Summer GEO News Magazine Article [CLICK HERE].
See Christina O'Keeffe's MORPC presentation from August 7
Regional Energy Action Plan for the Columbus Region GEO
CEN Meeting [CLICK HERE] & her Summer GEO News Magazine Article [CLICK HERE].