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Ohio Veto Coverage Round-Up

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On December 27, Governor Kasich vetoed Ohio's Substitute House Bill 554. The bill would have further weakened the state’s energy standards by turning the requirement for utilities to purchase renewable energy and invest in energy efficiency into voluntary goals, with no compliance obligations, through 2019. With Governor Kasich’s veto, the standards frozen two years ago are set to be reinstated on January 1, 2017.

AEE released a statement, which you can read in full here. AEE's reactions that were reported in both Ohio press and trade press. Here is a round up: