After the November election gave Ohio House Republicans “a record number of seats” while keeping their Senate supermajority, at least one legislator expressed concern about the outcome’s effect on the future of the state’s energy standards, reports Columbus Business First. Ohio House Representative Michael Stinziano (D-Columbus) voted against Ohio Senate Bill 310 (SB 310), which froze the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards for two years and called for an Energy Mandates Study Committee to study those standards during the freeze. Before the November election, House and Senate leaders had appointed members to the committee, most of whom voted in favor of SB 310 (for more on this, see our October 16, 2014 blog post). Stinziano told attendees at a recent Ohio Advanced Energy Economy Conference that he “expects the committee to meet before year’s end because some members aren’t returning as legislators next year,” but he doesn’t expect substantive action before 2015 and called the committee’s timeline “the great unknown.” For more, read the full article