Biogas is still a tiny sliver of the energy world, accounting for less than 1% of Indiana’s energy generation. But some utility experts are keeping their eye on it as a sleeper source of energy.
Indiana group joins forces with Illinois, Michigan coalition on hydrogen hub effort
The program aims to award $7 billion to fund six to 10 hydrogen hub projects focused on the production, processing, delivery, storage and end use of clean hydrogen, with the goal of boosting the nation’s hydrogen economy.Read More
2022 Innovation Issue: Energy companies ramp up energy storage systems
Solar- and wind-energy producers have long struggled with how to store energy for use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. But the storage sector might be ready for a giant leap.Read More
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
An Indiana Senate bill looks to provide incentives to encourage counties to adopt developer-friendly ordinances for solar and wind projects, but local objections persist.
More than 90% of global electricity expansion will be from renewable sources in the coming five years, the International Energy Agency said, revising its forecast for 2027 upward by 30%.
As Indiana looks to form an energy policy of the future, not everyone is in agreement on how much of a role fossil fuels will play in that equation.
Fort Wayne-based Steel Dynamics Inc. says a newly announced joint venture with Minnesota-based biocarbon company Aymium will help it meet its goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
The district says the project initially would place solar panel arrays on 20 schools and eventually save tens of millions of dollars in energy costs.
The designation from SolSmart recognizes Zionsville for taking steps to encourage solar energy and remove obstacles for solar development.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is again calling for legislation that it says would remove some of the local hurdles such projects now face.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.