OSU Extension Energy Program Tours Long Ridge Energy Generation Facility

July 25, 2023
Group touring Long Ridge

Staff from The Ohio State University visited the Long Ridge Energy Generation Facility in Monroe County, Ohio, as part of the OSU Extension Energy Program July 25.  Learn more about OSUEEP at energizeohio.osu.edu.

The Long Ridge Energy Generation Facility is "one of the most energy efficient power plants of any type in the world with capacity to deliver 485 megawatts into the PJM grid. It provides long-term, low-cost power to energy users in the region." (from www.longridgeenergy.com)

Front row (from left) Catelyn Turner, Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR) Educator – Monroe Co.; Erika Lyon, ANR Educator, Harrison Co;  Gwynn Stewart, Community Development Educator, Noble Co; Dawn Schultheis, Community Development Program Coord., Noble Co.; Betsy McIntyre, Tri-State Energy & Advanced Manufacturing Consortium; Christine Gelley, ANR Educator, Noble Co.; and Dan Lima, ANR Educator, Belmont Co.  Second row from left: Alyssa Stephens, Community Development Program Coordinator, Monroe Co.; Max Woodworth, Associate Professor – Department of Geography; Jordan Penrose, ANR Educator Gallia Co.; Chris Penrose, Professor and ANR Extension Educator, Morgan Co.; Ed Mowrer, Belmont College; Josh Knights, Director of Partnerships OSU Sustainability Institute; and Clifton Martin, ANR Educator, Muskingum Co.