Ohio Energy Project (OEP) has been serving students, teachers, and communities since 1988. From its inception, OEP has dedicated time, talent, and resources to meeting the needs of classrooms across the Buckeye State and sparking curiosity about energy in learners of all backgrounds.
Science is for everyone. Energy is universal. With those key principles in mind, OEP has expanded from the humble beginnings of one program to a suite of dynamic offerings that serve hundreds of teachers, thousands of students, and tens of thousands of Ohioans annually.
1995 – Ohio Alliance for the Environment
1995 – Ohio’s BEST Practices
1996 – NEED Regional Program of the Year
2001 – National Energy Champion, U.S. Department of Energy
2001 –NEED State Program of the Year
2002 – Partner, Governor’s Energy Smart Community Challenge
2008 – Ohio EPA – Ohio Environmental Education Fund, Outstanding Project in Environmental Impact Education
2010 – NEED State Program of the Year
2011 – Ohio School Board Association, Outstanding Program-Westerville
2011 – Environmental Education Council of Ohio, Organization Award
2012 – Ohio Association of Non-Profit Organizations (OANO) Excellence Award
2016 – AEP Ohio Energy Efficiency Leadership Award
2017 – OANO Standards for Excellence