OPAE Advocates to Strengthen and Fund Energy Assistance Programs
Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy protects energy consumers and the agencies that deliver energy assistance to underserved households. Our team is active in the Ohio Statehouse, local governments and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
We are proud of the work we have done collectively with our members.
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF OHIO
Lobbied the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to fund additional direct bill assistance programs.
SECURING FUNDING FROM STATE
Worked with state leaders to secure a 5% increase to the Low Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to fund agency administrative costs.
STATEHOUSE POLICY MAKERS
Collaborate with Statehouse leadership to fund cutting edge energy efficiency programs and act as the voice for all Ohio energy consumers.
Advocating for a 25% waiver and use of 5% of that waiver to fund community solar.