A state Senate committee has approved a bill that Indiana's investor-owned utilities back that would eliminate much of the financial incentive for installing solar panels.
Donnis Mizelle, 56, pleaded guilty to embezzling $580,000 from an Avon-based utility and using the money for personal expenses, including vacations, jewelry and a Mother’s Day brunch.
Bradley and Montgomery has renovated the second floor of the Indianapolis Power & Light Co. building, adding modern touches while keeping some organic elements.
The utility says the increase, which would go into effect by the end of 2017, would be used to build one of the “cleanest, most efficient natural gas plants ever to be built in Indiana.”
A study from academic journal Bioscience said 600,000 to 900,000 bats are killed by wind turbines each year in the United States.
Lawyers for a coalition of states and businesses reliant on fossil fuels, including Indiana, made their case Tuesday to a federal appeals court that President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail greenhouse gases is an unlawful power grab.
The utility says the move would allow it to keep burning coal at the Pike County plant and meet strict environmental regulations for sulfur dioxide and coal ash.
Sheridan Community Schools, a small district of about 1,000 students, expects to save millions of dollars in power costs over 20 years with the move.
Indianapolis plans to install another 25 streetlights by the end of the year, continuing Mayor Joe Hogsett’s push to light up neighborhoods with higher accident and crime rates.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission hears hundreds of cases a year and regulates $14 billion worth of electric, natural gas, telecommunications, steam, water and sewer utilities.
Donnis Mizelle, former CEO of Avon-based Hendricks Power Cooperative, defrauded the company to buy jewelry, electronics, sports tickets, and even meals for his own entertainment, according to federal officials.
Rafael Sanchez, who took over in June as CEO of Indianapolis Power & Light Co., is a decidedly nontraditional pick to lead a company facing big challenges and difficult choices.
Under a settlement Duke reached with consumer groups, customers will pick up $1.4 billion of the price tag, down from the $1.8 billion the utility originally sought.
The solar farm will go on a portion of a former Continental Steel plant, which underwent a federal project costing more than $40 million to demolish the factory and remove tons of lead- and PCB-contaminated waste.
The city plans to end a moratorium on new streetlights by installing 100 lights in areas with high accident and crime rates, and in growing neighborhoods, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Thursday.
Rafael Sanchez, who joined IPL five months ago as senior vice president of strategic planning, has been promoted to the top job, the utility announced Wednesday.
The Bartholomew County board voted unanimously to deny a petition by Vogel Solar LLC of Santa Monica, California, to erect 100,000 solar panels on 156 acres in the northeastern part of the county.
Hundreds of Indiana miners have lost their jobs in recent months as national demand shrinks due to cheaper natural gas and tougher environmental policies.
About 470,000 customers of Indianapolis Power & Light Co. can expect to see their monthly bills increase after state regulators approved an order allowing the utility to collect an additional $29.6 million in annual revenue.