The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is again calling for legislation that it says would remove some of the local hurdles such projects now face.
1,600-acre solar farm threatens to surround some Zionsville-area homes
A subsidiary of Florida-based Next-Era Energy Resources is attempting to rezone more than 1,660 acres across Union and Marion townships in Boone County to build its planned $210 million solar farm.Read More
Calumet Specialty Products posts annual loss for 7th straight year
The Indianapolis-based company, which makes specialty petroleum products, last posted an annual profit in 2013. Calumet’s cumulative annual losses since then total $931.7 million.Read More
2020 Innovation Issue: Catalyst firm breaks ground with transportation-technology projects
Most people have never heard of Energy Systems Network. But they probably either know of or have been affected by one or more of the not-for-profit’s forward-thinking projects.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
A blank-check company, or SPAC, plans to close early next year on a merger with California-based Energy Vault that will take the company public and give it a cash infusion of $388 million.
Calumet said Winter Storm Uri, which brought snow and record cold across the U.S. in February, hurt production at the company’s Gulf Coast refineries during the quarter. The first-quarter losses push the company’s total losses since 2014 above $1 billion.
The proposal would require dramatic changes in the power and transportation sectors, including significant increases in renewable energy such as wind and solar power and steep cuts in emissions from fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
The vote followed a passionate debate between renewable energy advocates and a group of residents and local officials who said legislation would take away local control.
Congress has moved to phase out a class of potent planet-warming chemicals and provide billions of dollars for renewable energy and efforts to suck carbon from the atmosphere.
The 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force, which was set up to guide lawmakers in crafting a long-term energy plan, voted 11-4 on a series of findings and non-binding recommendations.
A state energy task force is considering a sweeping array of measures that seem to favor existing large-scale utilities, many of which still burn coal, over providers of renewable energy.
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.
Emergent Solar Energy opened in 2014 in the Purdue Research Park with the goal of helping local governments, schools, manufacturers and other companies make the switch to renewable energy. But it didn’t take long for agriculture to emerge as a key sector.
A new task force that hopes to help Indiana move from its coal-dominated past into a future that includes more renewable energy held its first meeting Monday, hearing hours of testimony.
The utility says it wants to keep most of its coal-fired plants in Indiana running through much of the next decade, while gradually investing in wind, solar and other renewable energy sources.
Indiana, one of the largest per-capita energy consumers in the nation, ranks 40th among states for energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
The acquisitions are the first for IEA since it went public this spring, and signal that the company is pushing hard for more growth in the booming renewable energy sector.
Altogether, the projects will feature 6,196 panels that produce more than 2.7 million kilowatt hours annually, roughly enough to power 235 homes.
The farm can produce up to 600 kilowatts of power and is expected to generate 85 percent of the electricity used by the entire district.
Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives Inc. dismissed auditor Crowe Horwath and said it is taking steps to address the financial issues raised.