The Lake County Council voted 6-1 to support a zoning change that would allow construction of the estimated $200 million project in a rural area, about 20 miles south of Gary.
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Emergent Solar Energy opened in 2014 in the Purdue Research Park with the goal of helping local governments, schools, manufacturers and other companies make the switch to renewable energy. But it didn’t take long for agriculture to emerge as a key sector.
Officials in Madison County have rejected a tax abatement for a proposed solar farm, putting the $110 million project in jeopardy.
The American Wind Energy Association’s CleanPower conference and trade show will run from June 7-10, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center. It will be the first time the event is hosted by Indianapolis.
The maker of luxury electric vehicles plans to ax 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market.
Cummins is partnering with the software giant to open a pilot data center site powered by on-site natural gas fuel cells. The effort could pave the way for data centers to go off the grid.
The bill was approved Wednesday by an 8-5 vote and goes to the full House for consideration. It’s already been approved by the Senate.
Kentucky’s legislature is close to lifting its decades-long moratorium on nuclear energy in a state that has been culturally and economically dominated by coal.
A study from academic journal Bioscience said 600,000 to 900,000 bats are killed by wind turbines each year in the United States.
Based on their records and campaign promises, neither of the major party candidates for governor seem likely to radically reshape Indiana’s energy policies.
Under pressure to meet stringent clean-air regulations, Indianapolis Power & Light Co. is converting the Harding Street plant to natural gas.
General Manager Scott Prince said adoption "has been stronger than we had hoped." Another 20 charging stations are set to open by the end of February.
Ballard is trying to spark a national conversation about how America’s dependence on oil is killing our troops—and how we can fix it.
There is a growing sentiment here among key energy leaders—even from those who oppose the EPA plan—that the state should develop its own compliance plan that focuses on realistic strategies to decrease carbon emissions and diversify its energy mix.
BlueIndy plans to charge past its skeptics as its electric car-sharing program launches in Indianapolis Sept. 2, leaving behind the political consternation about whether Mayor Greg Ballard went rogue in green-lighting the program in the first place.