Janine Migden-Ostrander, Ohio Consumers' Counsel

Award category

Leadership

Year released

2010

Janine Migden-Ostrander has successfully advocated for energy efficiency and demand response programs, codes and legislation in Ohio and throughout the Midwest. Her work and testimony was instrumental in ensuring that Senate Bill 221, Ohio’s sweeping energy legislation, passed with energy efficiency benchmarks and accountability standards. Migden-Ostrander demonstrated that consumer and environmental groups could work together, with the formation of the Ohio Consumer and Environmental Advocates (OCEA). She has also led the development of collaborative working groups for each electric and natural gas utility in Ohio to pursue a cooperative approach to energy efficiency.

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IEA-2010_award-release_combined.pdf