The landfill is teaming up with two energy companies to capture methane at the landfill and convert it into renewable energy. The partnership is seeking a tax abatement on the project.
Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into the natural gas explosions and fires that rocked three communities near Boston in September, killing one person and injuring 25 others.
The company said the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission on Tuesday approved the final phase of an agreement with various consumer groups to reflect decreases in rates as a result of the federal tax overhaul last year.
The combined company would serve more than 7 million gas and electricity customers in eight states and hold about $29 billion in assets.
CenterPoint Energy Inc.’s purchase of Vectren would take out Indiana’s 13th-largest public company, with $2.4 billion in annual revenue. Every county surrounding Marion County receives service from Vectren.
The city of Indianapolis has taken a major step toward building the $572 million criminal justice center in Twin-Aire neighborhood where the Citizens Energy coke plant once stood.
Kinetrex Energy, which distributes liquid natural gas, has roughly doubled its workforce to 40 people. and pushed from its core market—trucking companies—into agriculture, power generation, asphalt production and other sectors.
Vectren provides gas and/or electricity to more than 1 million customers in service territories that cover nearly two-thirds of Indiana and about 20 percent of Ohio.
A five-year-old Indianapolis company that supplies liquefied natural gas to trucking companies, manufacturers and other customers is now under new ownership.
In the latest move by an Indiana utility to reduce its use of coal, the Evansville-based utility plans to build a solar farm and substantially increase the use of natural gas as a fuel source.
The plant closed in 2007, taking 300 jobs. It opened in 1909 and at one point produced all the gas used for heating Marion County.
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.
Hundreds of Indiana miners have lost their jobs in recent months as national demand shrinks due to cheaper natural gas and tougher environmental policies.
Under pressure to meet stringent clean-air regulations, Indianapolis Power & Light Co. is converting the Harding Street plant to natural gas.
Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather.
The utility is seeking a $3.1 million tax incentive that it says will help it retain 791 employees in Marion County.
Vectren will meet with some of its natural gas customers to apologize for an error that led to March bills that were more than $200 higher than a year ago in some cases.