The farms stretching over four counties and a portion of central Indiana would have nearly 300 wind turbines that could be spinning as early as 2020.
As part of the acquisition, NineStar Connect agreed to run high-speed fiber to each home and business in the Gem Water Utility territory.
Gaylor Electric would spend $4.4 million to build a 49,000-square-foot prefabrication facility. It has requested tax incentives on the project that would save it more than $500,000.
Rogers’ path to building the nation’s largest electric utility began in 1988, when he took over struggling PSI Energy in Indiana.
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.
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 utility is seeking a nearly 17 percent rate increase to help pay for more than $542 million of infrastructure investments.
Rafael Sanchez, who left his job as president and CEO of Indianapolis Power & Light Co. this year as part of a corporate restructuring, has been hired by another of Indiana’s corporate heavyweights.
State regulators approved a 30 percent increase from Citizens in 2016. The utility now says it needs to raise rates to continue funding its massive DigIndy tunnel system project.
The state of New York is blaming 49 industrial sites in Indiana—and hundreds of other sites across the Midwest—for causing it to miss ozone air-pollution requirements.
Citizens Energy gave an update Monday on the the massive, $2 billion project, which involves a network of tunnels hundreds of feet under the city to handle sewage that would otherwise spill into local waterways.
The buzzword in mobile is 5G—the newest generation of wireless service that promises more speed and better connectivity for smartphones, internet-connected devices and even autonomous cars.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. says it's considering retiring four of its five remaining coal-fired electricity-generating units within five years and the other within a decade.
Indiana American Water, which provides water services to 1.3 million people in Indiana, has requested a nearly 17 percent rate increase.
Maryland contends the power plants in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia are violating the “good neighbor” provision of the Clean Air Act.
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 Indianapolis-based drugmaker has appealed its annual tax bill for its two massive campuses south of downtown every year since 2012.
The combined company would serve more than 7 million gas and electricity customers in eight states and hold about $29 billion in assets.