An Italian wind turbine maker is expected to pay a central Indiana county $375,000 for failing to meet a goal of hiring 200 workers by the end of 2014.
In 2002, less than 2 percent of the state’s energy use came from renewable resources. By 2012, the last year for which objective statistics are available, the rate increased to more than 5 percent.
Zoning officials have approved scaled-back plans for a northern Indiana wind farm where Purdue University researchers plan to study the impact of the towering turbines.
Ball State University officials are preparing to stop burning coal at the campus steam plant as the school pushes ahead with its partial conversion to geothermal energy.
Lack of transmission lines keeps green energy from flowing to the Midwest.
The new electric-powered Tesla Model S corners a lot like a Lamborghini and has more than twice the range of a Nissan Leaf.
The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Thomas Easterly, told lawmakers that the pending federal regulations will essentially rule out coal-fired power plants that currently generate much of the state’s electricity.
Kinetrex Energy in March will begin supplying liquefied natural gas to five of UPS’s fueling stations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri.
Tesla Motors Inc. is eyeing space in the Fashion Mall at Keystone and is seeking a zoning variance to sell cars there and to install charging stations within the parking garage.
Gas produced by a southern Indiana landfill could be captured and used to generate revenue, but Cummins workers who studied the possibilities say local officials shouldn't take the idea to the bank just yet.
Officials with Indiana's wind energy industry say they are relieved by Congress' one-year extension of a tax credit but contend it will take a longer-term approach to grow the industry and create jobs in the state.
Mayor Greg Ballard outlined plans to shift the city’s fleet of cars, heavy trucks and even police cruisers to a mix of electricity and natural gas by 2025.