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  1. Utility Scale Solar Development

    Utility Scale Wind and Solar Development under the New Ohio Senate Bill 52

    Oct 25, 2021

    Amid a surge in large-scale solar energy developments across the state, Ohioans now have more influence over what, if any, land in their communities will be used for wind or solar farms.

  2. Primary data is collected through surveys, interviews, and questionnaires. Photo: Andreas Breitling, Pixabay.

    New and Revised Community Development Fact Sheets Now Available

    Aug 3, 2021

    Recently, two OSU Extension Community Development fact sheets were published. Click on the titles to view them on Ohioline:

  3. Forage as Vegetative Cover

    Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    Jul 7, 2021

    A new fact sheet, Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio, informs utility-scale solar developers and landowners about alternative vegetative cover strategies, including forage crops, that are environmentally conscious and that can benefit both the landowner and the solar developer over the project lifecycle.