The designation from SolSmart recognizes Zionsville for taking steps to encourage solar energy and remove obstacles for solar development.
Indianapolis launches first phase of building energy tracking program
Called Thriving Buildings, the program’s initial phase includes voluntary participation by private building owners while mandating participation for some municipal buildings.Read More
IndyGo takes in-between step toward all-electric transit system
When IndyGo’s goal of an all-electric bus fleet by 2035 hit a major obstacle, the agency detoured, ordering 27 hybrid buses that are powered with both electricity and diesel.Read More
Can a city battle climate change? Indianapolis wants to find out.
A plan drafted by the city’s Office of Sustainability—and a commission the City-County Council is forming—aim to mitigate the effects of climate change on the Circle City.Read More
Declaring the United States must “move fast” to win the world’s automaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of nationwide sales by the end of the decade.
The U.S. move is a potential hurdle for President Joe Biden’s ambition to promote solar power. Hoshine is one of the biggest global suppliers of polysilicon, a material used to make solar panels.
Utah-based Extra Space Storage, the nation’s second-largest self-storage operator, plans to add the solar panels to five Indianapolis sites this year, and additional sites after that.
Across Indiana and the nation, hospitals are rolling out new programs to cut energy consumption and reduce their carbon footprints. In the process, they hope to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in the form of lower utility bills.
IndyGo and bus maker BYD Ltd. say they’re confident the electric buses Indianapolis plans to use for the Red Line will meet the system’s needs.
The Trump administration announced that fuel-efficiency regulations for cars and light trucks are too stringent and must be revised.
AgriNovus Indiana wants to get the word out on the state’s agbiosciences efforts and the opportunities they offer across several agricultural and technological sectors.
Friday’s action keeps in place pollution-reduction targets for the years 2022-2025. That means the fleet of new cars will have to average 51.4 miles per gallon by 2025, up more than 18 mpg from the 33.2 mpg requirement in 2015, the most recent year available.
Developers could save when they scale back the required number of parking spaces and instead offer bike racks, electric-car charging stations or other “green” amenities.
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.
Indianapolis experienced one of the fastest gains in car-less households of any major city in a recent five-year period, according to U.S. Census data compiled by a University of Michigan researcher.
The rate of bike commuting in Indianapolis has more than doubled since 2000, but many cyclists still don’t know—or follow—some basic guidelines that can keep them safe.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will let a bill that eliminates an energy-conservation program become law without his signature, prompting harsh words from environmental leaders who opposed the bill.
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.