The Ohio House of Representatives recently announced its members of the Energy Mandates Study Committee (for more on this, see our October 15, 2014 blog post); four of the six House members voted for Senate Bill 310 (SB 310), while five of the six Senate members previously announced voted for it, reportsColumbus Business First. The legislative committee will review the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards enacted in 2008, which SB 310 froze for two years, and submit a report next September to suggest any recommended changes. According to the article, “Ohio is the first state in the country to halt its renewable energy standards, although many have tried and failed to pass a similar second-look at standards.” An aide for committee co-chair Rep. Peter Stautberg (R-Cincinnati) said the committee will likely begin meeting before the end of this year. For more, read the full article.