Why Companies Like Walmart And JPMorgan Chase See Ohio As A Multibillion-Dollar Energy Opportunity

Which companies are leading this revolution?

Many companies, representing varied areas of expertise, are already investing in smarter energy.

  • Fortune 500 companies: Almost half of Fortune 500 companies (including 71 Fortune 100 companies) have set clean energy or carbon reduction targets, and these businesses need greater access to clean power. This includes top Ohio employers like Walmart, Kroger, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Procter & Gamble.
  • Automotive innovators and manufacturers: Companies like GM, Ford and Workhorse Group are inventing and building connected, automated, and electrified vehicles, which are poised to win market share from conventional fossil-fueled vehicles over the next decade.
  • Renewable energy manufacturers and developers: Companies like First Solar, GEM Energy and EDP Renewables are building and deploying the solar panels and wind turbines capable of creating a cleaner, more reliable electricity supply.
  • Creators of high-efficiency materials, appliances and smart controls: Companies like Owens Corning, Whirlpool, Stirling Ultracold, Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric are boosting the energy productivity of households, commercial buildings and factories across Ohio.
  • Power electronics companies and utilities: Companies like Eaton, Siemens, Duke Energy and AEP Ohio are collaborating to develop and deploy new tools to enable the 21st-century smart grid.

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