Mpower Energy expands to Ohio with Columbus facility

Boutique renewable energy provider Mpower Energy recently announced its expansion into Ohio with the opening of an Mpower Direct location in Columbus, Business Insider reports. The company, which offers a flat rate “for supplying energy from renewable energy sources,” is hiring 50 local team members, according to the article. Mpower Direct CEO Lavie Popack said, “Mpower’s expansion into the state broadens the availability of renewable energy services for business and homeowners as the state works towards new renewable energy standards in 2026.” While renewable energy resources “made up only 3%” of in-state generation in 2019, Ohio’s “renewable energy portfolio standards require 8.5% by 2026.” For more, read the full article.

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