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Energy Economics

EDITORIAL: Energetic carbon rules would hurt Hoosiers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Local union says it's easy being green

Local union says it's easy being green

A 160-foot-tall wind turbine at a local electrical union can generate enough electricity to power 15 homes.

January 17, 2014 6:00 am

Gary-based energy company buys another power plant

GARY | A local energy company has bought its second power plant in as many months.

January 02, 2014 6:00 am

Gary-based energy company buys power plant

A Gary-based energy company has bought a power plant in New York.

November 14, 2013 3:22 pm
FUEL: Prices have fallen but demand still flat

FUEL: Prices have fallen but demand still flat

Gas consumption has been flat in Northwest Indiana though prices have come down from the high $3 range, said Tom Collins, the chief executive officer of fuel distributor and retailer Luke Oil.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Mittal, Saint-Gobain to host energy efficiency conference

Manufacturing company executives and energy management experts will be part of an Oct. 4 event in Burns Harbor discussing industrial energy management.

September 20, 2012 2:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana alternatives can help ease energy prices

While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: NIPSCO phasing in improvements

NIPSCO plans to invest $5 billion in its service territory over the next decade, including about $850 million for new scrubbers to improve air emissions at its coal-fired power plants. It is a sign of the utility's stewardship of not just the environment, but also customers' financial burdens.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am
Developing world drives rising energy consumption, BP economist says

Developing world drives rising energy consumption, BP economist says

HAMMOND | The economic recession and the Gulf oil spill may have affected the perception of energy markets in the United States.

July 12, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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