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GCP backs Senate Substitute Energy Bill 58

In a letter to Ohio Senator Bill Seitz, chair of the Senate’s Public Utilities Committee, the Greater Cleveland Partnership formally declared its support for Substitute Senate Bill 58 (SB58).

“In doing so,” letter notes, “we recognize the drastic changes in Ohio’s energy landscape since Substitute Senate Bill 221 was passed over five years ago.”

The letter also comments that: “Our members are well-informed energy customers. They understand the importance of energy efficiency programs and the need to diversify generation sources.

"However, most importantly, businesses need a reliable energy product at predictable and competitive rates. Left unaddressed, the growing energy mandate benchmarks threaten to drive up costs for all ratepayers.”

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