Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Dennis Weiss followed the standard line for Indiana utilities in seeking to protect coal-fired power plants, upon which the Indiana electrical grid leans heavily.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence let the Energizing Indiana program end without his signature. Pulling the plug on that program shouldn't be the end of a push for energy conservation.
The Indiana Legislature is rushing through a bill that would terminate the state’s successful energy efficiency program, even though an independent evaluation has shown the programs are saving ratepayers $2 in costs for every dollar spent on the programs.
The bitter cold weather and constantly running furnaces prompted some utility companies Tuesday to encourage customers to conserve energy in other ways.
ArcelorMittal is trying to cut its energy use by 10 percent at all its plants, including in Northwest Indiana.
VALPARAISO | Northwest Indiana residents can help raise money for Opportunity Enterprises without spending a dime or leaving home.
Purdue University sophomore Kim Reppa is looking forward to making a positive impact in the area of global energy consumption.
VALPARAISO | With rising eletric rates, it's no mystery why staff members at the city's sewage treatment plant are always looking for ways to be more efficient.
VALPARAISO | Switching to LED lights for its streetlights and traffic signals has been a good investment for Valparaiso.
Fifteen Indiana schools will be taking part in the Energy Action in Schools program this school year, including a Munster elementary school.
The correlation between energy security and national security has been brought to Indiana's attention — repeatedly — by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, both D-Ind. It's a call to action for the federal government, as well as others in this nation…
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board will consider a $1 million lighting project for both the east and west buildings of Portage High School.
These warm, early fall days are a perfect time to start preparing for winter.
Energy-Efficient upgrades increase your home’s value. And if you make them before 2012, there are plenty of financial rewards
Now is a great time to capitalize on improved products that can lower your energy bills, yield a faster return on your investment, trigger tax savings and even increase your home's resale value.
Lisa Skylas, of Whiting, offers a live pottery demonstration at last year's Love of Art Fair in Whiting.
WHITING | 119th Street Artists will be hosting the sixth annual For the Love of Art Fair on Saturday in Whiting.
Mike Rogers sees it all too often: Homeowners want to reduce their high energy bills, so they immediately order new windows.
FLOSSMOOR | While the weather heats up this summer, administrators at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are anticipating the chill that returns in the fall.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Adopted by the Marian Catholic Board of Directors at its April meeting, the Caring for God's Resources plan is a campus-wide initiative with two main goals for Marian Catholic High School.
It's no surprise that our changing Midwest seasons often bring extreme temperatures for us to bear. That's why it truly pays to be prepared before the mercury makes a sudden shift one way or the other.
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