Many individuals and Houses of Worship in Ohio are using or exploring the use of renewable energy.

According to the Ohio Public Utilities Commission, in Ohio, electricity is mainly generated using resources like coal, natural gas and nuclear.
Renewable resources including hydro-power, wind, biomass and solar energy are also used to produce electricity, but often on a smaller scale. These resources are readily available in nature and can be replenished relatively quickly.

Solar Energy

Let’s Go Solar offers a good overview of Ohio’s present status on solar panels in Ohio! Find out what resources and incentives are available. click here.

OH SUN, now know as Solar United Neighbors of Ohio, helps people go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights. “The sun shines bright on the future of solar in Ohio.”  For more information about Solar United Neighbors of Ohio and Ohio solar co-ops, click here.

Many Houses of Worship in Ohio have installed beautiful solar panels here are a few:

First Church in Oberlin

Sylvania United Church of Christ

Westshore Unitarian Universalist Church

First Unitarian Church of Cleveland

First Unitarian Universalist Society, Marietta

St. Monica/St. George parish

Christ United Church of Christ, Orrville

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wayne County

Peace Lutheran Church, Bowling Green

North Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Lewis Center

Center for Spiritual Living Greater Dayton, Kettering

First Unitarian Universalist Church, Columbus

Wind Energy

Clean wind energy produces no emissions of pollutants and provides jobs. The American Wind Energy Association offers this fact sheet about Wind Energy in Ohio.