People are making a pledge to buy a portion of their electricity from offshore wind once Lake Erie’s “Icebreaker” demonstration project is complete in 2017.
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Students and staff at Twinsburg High School are working hard to conserve energy and reduce their carbon footprint
Going green can be as easy as remembering to turn off lights or computer monitors when you leave the room. But Twinsburg High School is taking it a few steps further. Assistant Superintendent Mike Lenzo said the high school is just finishing up House Bill 264 upgrades and is eventually looking to start green programs in each of the district's schools. HB 264, also known as the Energy Conservation Program, gives districts the ability to borrow funds without having to pass a ballot issue for the authority to borrow, according to the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission. This limited borrowing authority has given districts the ability to save millions in utility bills and operating costs at no additional taxpayer expense. "We've done several …