Vasiliki ‘Vicki’ Keramida isn’t big on multitasking. A nationally recognized environmental engineering expert, she believes the only way to find innovative solutions to a Big Problem is to give it your undivided attention.
Senate Bill 412, authored by Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is meant to replace the costly Energizing Indiana program, which the General Assembly canceled last year over the objections of environmental groups.
EnerDel Inc. is regrouping under a strategy of targeting niche markets, as Indianapolis and Hancock County officials press executives about the firm’s future and former pledges of local investment and job creation that failed to pan out.
Hamilton County’s efforts to make its buildings more energy efficient is expected to reduce utility expenses $120,000 this year—enough to cover the cost of operating a compressed-natural-gas filling station to service county vehicles.
The leader of Citizens Action Coalition said Indiana lawmakers put the state at a disadvantage when they passed a bill killing an energy-efficiency program that could have helped the state meet the new federal carbon-emission goal by 2030.