Solar Development in Ohio
A five-part webinar series reviewing the current state of solar development in Ohio and explaining the solar development process. Register once and attend one, several, or all webinar sessions.
DATES: May 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31
TIME:9:00 –10:30 A.M.
LOCATION: Zoom Webinar
SPEAKERS: Eric Romich, OSU Extension Field Specialist in Energy Education
Peggy Kirk Hall, Attorney, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program
Register at go.osu.edu/solarwebinars
May 23: Solar Development Overview and Trends
Ohio solar development, industry and technology trends, dual use of land for solar energy and agriculture, community and regulatory issues.May 24: Leasing Land for Solar DevelopmentPre-leasing considerations, solar lease phases, common legal terms, and best management practices for leasing.
May 25: Connecting to the Electric GridOverview of the electric utility system, regulatory jurisdiction, and interconnection procedures and timelines.
May 30: Solar Project Approval in OhioSolar project application procedures, state oversight, and new laws allowing county and township oversight of solar development.
May 31: Construction and Post-ConstructionThe construction process, common issues, regulatory oversight, and decommissioning a project in the future.