Before Senate Bill 310 (SB 310) took effect September 12th of this year, Ohio’s solar energy sector had already experienced a drastic decline. After SB 310 passed, “Ohio’s market for solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) dropped dramatically,” and has yet to rebound, reports Midwest Energy News. Because official state reports won’t reflect that change for some time, the Energy Mandates Study Commission (for more on this, read our September 22, 2014 blog post) “could wind up using unreliable data to evaluate compliance costs for the state’s energy mandates,” according to the article. The drop in SRECs was accompanied by a corresponding drop in new solar resources in Ohio. “New solar resources in Ohio dropped below 100 kW per month when the bill passed,” compared to the previous six-month average of 1 MW, the article reports. For more, read the full article.