How Do We Get to 100% Clean Energy by 2022?
- City Releases Competitive Bid for an Aggregation Energy Consultant
- Due to the complexity of the energy industry, and the City’s robust goals and commitment to implementing a creative, clean energy program that maximizes community benefit, the City needed an expert partner and advocate to help reach the 2022 goal.
February 19th, 2020
- Council Approves Trebel Energy as Aggregation Consultant
- As a result of the competitive bid process, Trebel Energy is chosen to represent the City in developing and managing a 100% Ohio-based wind and solar aggregation program. Trebel is an Ohio company bringing expertise from 157 aggregations to the program, and a strong commitment to being an advocate for the communities they serve.
May 4th, 2020
- City Issues a Public, Competitive Bid for a Preferred Supplier
- In an effort to provide more information to residents before November, the City begins the process to select a preferred supplier and partner who will be able to meet the 100% clean, renewable energy goal, as well as who aligns with and shares the City and community’s values of equity, sustainability, energy efficiency, and diversity & inclusion..
June 16th, 2020
- City Holds Virtual Public Hearing on Aggregation
- In advance of legislation to place electric aggregation on the ballot, the City holds a public hearing on the concept of aggregation, outlining the City’s goals and commitments to a 100% clean, renewable energy aggregation program.
July 7th, 2020
- Election Day, Voters Approve Issue 1
- Voters overwhelmingly vote yes on Issue 1 in support of the City moving forward with a 100%, Ohio-based clean energy aggregation program. With resident approval, the City is able to move forward with the process to become a certified government aggregator.
November 3rd, 2020
Public Hearing #1 on Aggregation Governance & Operations Plan
- Councilmembers Dorans and Remy held the 1st of 2 public hearings on the City’s Governance and Operations Plan – the plan is a framework for how the aggregation program will work and is a requirement of the PUCO in order for the City of Columbus to become a PUCO certified government aggregator.
November 17th, 2020
- Council Approval of Governance and Operations Plan
- View The Plan
November 23rd, 2020
- PUCO Application is Filed
December 1st, 2020
- OPT OUT LETTERS FILED WITH PUCO
- Opt-Out letters for constituents were filed with the PUCO on 03/18/2021. On or about March 28th letters will begin to be sent out to the community. Customer will have 21-days from the date stated by the postal service to respond. A non-response means you will be included in the program.
April 8th, 2021