The HFC provision in the new law was supported by an unusual coalition that included major environmental and business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, American Chemistry Council and the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute.
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
IBJ Podcast: Climate change could scorch and soak Indiana while reshaping key industries, Purdue center says
Indiana isn’t seeing the intense heat waves and flash-flooding that other parts of the world are experiencing this summer, but models show our winters will dwindle, our summers will have many more days above 95ºF and rainfall will continue to increase.Read More
Purdue, INDOT team up to investigate next-generation vehicle charging
The project focuses on whether wireless charging could be adapted for highway use, allowing electric vehicles to refresh their batteries while they drive along specially equipped stretches of road.Read More
Loop, a two-year-old company that collects and sanitizes reusable containers, is partnering with Kroger, Walgreens, McDonald’s, Burger King and Tim Hortons.
The arrangement values Energy Vault at $1.6 billion, a huge sum for a private company that is a relative newcomer in the burgeoning field of renewable energy.
Doing so would require massive changes in U.S. policy and billions of dollars in federal investment to modernize the nation’s electric grid, a new federal report says.
Hurricane Ida is sure to take a toll on the energy, chemical and shipping industries that have major hubs along the Gulf Coast, but the extent will depend on whether refinery shutdowns are prolonged, economists suggested Sunday.
The Indianapolis-area electric utility claims more than a dozen insurers have refused to indemnify and defend it for coal-ash environmental cleanup that could exceed $177 million at three generating plants.
GM last week recalled Bolt EVs for the third time in nine months because of risk their batteries could catch fire. At stake is what has looked like one of the most promising partnerships in the burgeoning world of electric vehicles.
Manufacturers of large trucks and commercial vehicles are beginning to embrace hydrogen fuel cell technologies as a way forward. So are makers of planes, trains and passenger vehicles. But without advancements, hydrogen cannot yet be considered clean energy.
The Senate dust-up Tuesday reflects long-standing disagreements on Capitol Hill over the benefits of financial incentives to spur the transition to electric vehicles, which make up about 2% of U.S. sales.
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 company plans to invest $47 billion in battery-driven vehicles between 2022 and 2080. It says it also intends to work with partners on setting up eight factories producing battery cells.
A trust overseeing cleanup of Superfund site north of Zionsville is suing an environmental remediation firm after tests showed contaminant levels in the target area were higher than expected. The company has filed its own suit against the trust.
Kinetrex, formed by Citizens Energy in 2013 and sold to a Chicago private equity firm four years later, said it was looking for a larger partner to help it increase its presence in renewable natural gas.
The company that combined Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot is developing four fully electric vehicle platforms with ranges from 311 miles to 497 miles, it said.
The technology could soon scale up to commercial-level production under a demonstration project planned by Hasler Ventures LLC.
The benefit can reimburse the cost of using a bike-sharing program, parking and even maintenance to cover two tune-ups a year, the company said.
The national average for a gallon of gas is now almost 5 cents higher than a month ago and 92 cents higher than this time last year. The increases are even higher in Indianapolis.
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.