PowerForward A Roadmap to Ohio's Electricity Future

Oct. 23, 2018

Ohio’s utilities will continue deploying new technologies aimed at improving electric reliability, data sharing, and communications between the utilities, its customers and competitive energy suppliers. The PUCO monitors these programs to ensure operational savings realized by the utilities are credited to customers and sets limits on how much utilities can charge to customers for these investments. Ohio’s new grid reform plan, PowerForward outlines key objectives to pursue grid modernization that incorporates smart meters, energy data accessibility, EV charging infrastructure and non-wires alternatives, to offset expensive wire upgrades.  Click here to read the full article on GreenTech Media (gtm).    

Submitted by: Eric Romich, OSU Extension Field Specialist, Energy Education