Eric Romich

Eric Romich
Eric Romich
Associate Professor & Extension Field Specialist, Energy Development
OSU Extension, 109 South Sandusky Avenue, Room 16, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
Degree Information: 
MA in Exercise, Leisure, and Sports Administration, Kent State University
BA in Business Administration and Process Management, Franklin University
Additional Information: 

Specialization & Areas of Expertise:

Specialization: Economic Development

Areas of Expertise:

  • Energy:
    • Renewable Energy Drivers
    • Renewable Energy Policy
    • Solar Energy Development
    • Wind Energy Development
    • Bioenergy Development
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Planning
  • Land Use Planning





Eric Romich is an Ohio State University Extension Field Specialist for Energy Development. His background in renewable energy began during his former assignment as an OSU Extension Educator in Wyandot County. In this position he served as the Director of Wyandot County Office of Economic Development and was deeply involved in the details of finalizing the PSEG Wyandot Solar Project. The PSEG Wyandot Solar Project is a 12 MW 85 acre solar generation facility that is the largest solar facility in Ohio and one of the largest in the Midwest.

Romich focuses his Extension efforts in the areas of renewable energy development, energy policy, wind energy, solar energy, and bioenergy resources. He works with elected officials, community planners, community residents, OSU faculty and Extension Educators, and state and federal government agencies to deliver educational programs. In December of 2016 Eric was recognized by his Extension colleagues with the Raymond A. Schindler Excellence in Community Development Extension Award (news article).