The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
A new report out this week says Ohio contributed to the more than 110,000 clean energy jobs created in the U.S. in 2012.
Governor John Kasich, scientists and business leaders this week have been studying Ohio’s energy future. Right now coal supplies more than 80% of Ohio’s electricity, but many seek alternatives: natural gas, solar, wind. What energy source do you think holds the most promise for Ohio?
Development of wind energy in Ohio is off to a slow start. Despite efforts to make energy production more sustainable, the state is home to only one utility scale wind farm. A plan for another larger project is being argued in the Ohio Supreme Court.
Thousands of Ohio homes and businesses have no power because of thunderstorms that tore through the state with winds as strong as 75 mph.
The campaign for more development of wind energy in Ohio was in Columbus. Backers of renewal energy sources went to COSI TO explain why it is critical for Ohio lawmakers to pass tax break legislation for developers.
Ohio officials are pushing plans to get Lake Erie, the shallowest of the Great Lakes, at the forefront of offshore wind power development.
Winds gusted all afternoon on Wednesday, at times to 50 miles per hour. People in tall buildings likely can feel them sway as skyscrapers are designed to withstand high winds. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble interviewed Liz Christopher, a Nationwide Insurance employee, who on Twitter noted the effects that Wednesday’s windy weather had on the building and her stomach. Click the above player to listen to the interview.
We now have an estimate of storm damage from the 70 mile an hour winds that pummeled Ohio September 14th.
Franklin County is one of dozens of counties in Ohio still working on debris clean up more than a week after the record-setting winds of September 14th.
Officials with the Ohio Historical Society say the Great Circle Earthworks in Newark suffered the greatest tree damage of the society’s 75 sites statewide.