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Announcements and other news about Ohio State's innovative partnership for comprehensive energy management.

Ohio State wins top national award for 'groundbreaking' energy partnership

P3 Bulletin, a publication focused on public-private partnerships, has awarded Ohio State its top award, hailing the Comprehensive Energy Management Project as as "groundbreaking approach" that could be a model for other universities to achieve their academic goals. (Read more)

University to increase student financial aid with funding from new endowment

Sept. 26, 2017: The Ohio State University will increase aid to provide an unprecedented affordability commitment for in-state students. (Read more)

Energy partnership announces academic investments to support Ohio State programs

Aug. 29, 2017: ENGIE North America and Axium Infrastructure announced $200,000 in academic support to programs aiding women in engineering, student sustainability programs and The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum. (Read more)

University launches sustainability and energy innovation partnership

July 17, 2017: The university’s Comprehensive Energy Management Project officially launched on July 6. Approved by the Board of Trustees in April, it will improve Ohio State’s energy efficiency while advancing the next generation of sustainable energy solutions.  (Read more)

Campus update: Planning is under way for transition of energy systems 

May 2, 2017: Ohio State is working with the university’s new sustainability partner to complete the transition of our energy systems during the summer. (Read the campus-wide update)

Moody's: Upfront Payment from Energy Management Initiative Enhances Ohio State's Competitive Position

April 12, 2017: These thoroughly planned partnerships, the magnitude of which sets Ohio State apart from its peers, contribute to a significant increase in financial reserves and greater revenue diversity, credit positives for one of the nation's 10 largest public universities. (Read the report)

Ohio State University trustees approve Comprehensive Energy Management Project

April 7, 2017: The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today approved the Comprehensive Energy Management Project, a public-private partnership that promises to modernize the university’s Columbus campus, create substantial academic benefits and establish a major center for energy research and technology commercialization. (Read more)