OPAE Fireside Chat – John Sarver

Part 1 in a series, we sit down with OPAE executive director, John Sarver, as he reflected on the past year since losing Dave Rinebolt, and being thrust into his current leadership position.

OPAE Shares – Keelie Gustin, MVCAP

In this episode of OPAE Shares, we meet with Keelie Gustin, Chief Policy Director at Miami Valley Community Action Partnership. Keelie discusses her role at MVCAP, advocacy efforts she is focused on, and how other […]

Recap of OPAE’s Energy Efficiency Presentation to PUCO

On March 23, 2022, John Sarver, OPAE’s Executive Director, and Nick Milano, OPAE’s Director of Utility Programs, gave a presentation to the Commissioners of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on the necessity and benefits […]

COAD Ohio Weatherization Training Center Update

Greetings Ohio Weatherization Network!

COAD is excited to share with you that we have a new Training and Technical Manager, Kris Jones. Kris joins us after 7 years in the solar industry as a Senior Drafter, […]

February Game – Solitaire

Click and drag the cards to the appropriate spots accordingly. Have fun!

OPAE Shares – MVCAP on Braided Funding

What is braided funding? And how does an agency leverage this strategy to provide more for low-income Ohioans? Eddie Cooper and Barry Strahorn from Miami Valley CAP discuss how their agency uses braided funding, […]

OPAE Fireside Chat – Ohio Poverty Law Center

This month, we welcome Susan Jagers from the Ohio Poverty Law Center. Susan discusses her organization’s efforts in expanding broadband infrastructure, offering internet bill assistance, and how the now-expired Child Tax Credit impacted low-income Ohioans.


OPAE reviewing new federal LIHEAP legislation

The Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) is carefully monitoring current federal legislation, including the “Heating and Cooling Relief Act” introduced by U.S. Representatives Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA).

According to the National […]

Word Search – November

Word Search – November


  1. You may want to decrease your screen size to better fit the game on your screen – press “ctrl” and “-” to […]

Ohio House Committee approves energy-efficiency bill

Ohio House Committee approves energy-efficiency bill

Clears way for the legislation to hit the House floor

COLUMBUS – Legislation incentivizing public utilities to promote energy-efficiency programs to reduce energy bills appears to be […]

Weatherize Ohio Recap

Thank you to all our attendees and speakers for a successful Weatherize Ohio 2021.

Please enjoy these pictures from the conference. Also, below are several of the presentation slides from the event. Thank you. […]

FirstEnergy Settlement Summary

FirstEnergy’s electric distribution utilities have agreed to record settlement for $306 million in “significantly excessive earnings” to be returned to over two million FirstEnergy residential consumers in addition to commercial and institutional customers. The Stipulation […]

John Sarver Testimony in support of HB-389

Chair Hoops, Vice Chair Ray, Ranking Member Smith, and members of the Ohio House of Representatives Public Utilities Committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony in support of House Bill 389. House Bill […]

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