by Julia Pyper
October 20, 2017

The battle over Ohio’s clean energy standards is back. Senators took up new legislation this week that would make the state's renewable energy portfolio and efficiency goals optional, which opponents say would drive billions of dollars of energy investment out of state. 

It’s a familiar battle. Republicans clashed last year over legislation that would have gutted the standards, which Governor John Kasich ultimately vetoed. It’s unclear how Kasich will respond this time around.

Meanwhile, as Ohio revisits its renewable energy policies,...