18 Feb '12, 9pm

Cincinnati Could Be Completely Powered By Renewables This Year

Cincinnati Could Be Completely Powered By Renewables This Year

The Queen City could soon be the clean (energy) city Powering any city with 100 percent renewable energy sources without any significant cost increase for consumers is a no-brainer, right? The answer is definitely “yes” in Cincinnati, Ohio, where city officials are working on a deal that could have only renewable electrons flowing across the city by this summer . The Queen City is moving toward a renewable-only portfolio through a power aggregation deal with regional power providers. In Ohio, local communities are allowed by law to pool their citizens together to increase buying power and solicit lower prices for natural gas and electricity. Cincinnati decided to take its aggregation move a step further and require power providers to include quotes for both the cheapest electricity available and cleanest electricity available. The city council has urged the administration ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/18/cincinnati-could-be-c...

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