Ohio Hydropower Facility Licensing, Certification, Safety, & Regulation(7-OH)
Currently, the RAPID Toolkit does not have state specific content regarding facility licensing, certification, and safety for hydropower development in Ohio.
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
|Public Utility Certificate:||Currently, the RAPID Toolkit does not have state specific content regarding facility licensing or certification for hydropower development in Ohio.|
|Small Hydropower Program:||Ohio does not currently have a small hydropower program.|
|Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS):||Retail electric service providers, excluding municipal utilities and electric cooperatives, must meet annual renewable energy and solar benchmarks to achieve a program mandate of deriving 12.5% of annual retail electricity supply from renewable energy by 2027. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 4928.64; Ohio Admin. Code 4901:1-40-01.|
|RPS Eligible Hydropower:||Hydroelectric generating facilities located at a dam on a river, or any water discharged to a river, that is within or bordering the state of Ohio or bordering an adjoining state that are in compliance with state environmental laws and standards. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 4928.01(A)(37)(b); Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 4928.64.|
|RPS Regulatory Agency/Tracking System:||Generation Attribute Tracking System; Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System;|