Before Ohio was settled, the land was nearly all old-growth forest. But by the early 1900s, most of our forests had been completely cut down, leaving the state with only 10% forest cover. Ohio’s forest cover stands at about 31% today, but it is highly fragmented and very young.
In just one hour, the sun shines on the Earth’s surface enough to meet the world’s energy needs for an entire year. A study found 27,000 MW of potential rooftop solar capacity – JUST in Ohio.