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Energy Efficiency

House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans are preparing to wager the lives of some 700 Hoosier babies a year on their philosophy that the private sector is more capable of reducing infant mortality than any government program.

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DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

DOUG ROSS: Sierra Club isn't just blowing smoke

In Indiana, at least, it ain't easy being green.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-first agenda of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Portage High earns top energy rating

PORTAGE | Portage High School recently received a top rating in energy efficiency, and school officials are looking to improve efficiency at other district buildings.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
NIPSCO outlines energy efficiency plans

NIPSCO outlines energy efficiency plans

NIPSCO has filed a request with state regulators to continue several electric energy efficiency programs for customers, including the popular home energy assessment and weatherization programs.

June 02, 2014 3:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Generate support for energy conservation

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.

April 02, 2014 12:00 am

Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm

Some businesses revolt over pulling plug on energy efficiency

A long list of companies, some of them among Indiana's most prominent employers, have written to Pence expressing opposition to the bill.

March 27, 2014 2:30 pm

Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals approved this month by the Indiana General Assembly.

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Lawmakers flip off-switch on state's energy savings program

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Energizing Indiana, the 2-year-old statewide energy-efficiency program that helps homeowners and businesses reduce their energy use, is in the hands of Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

March 10, 2014 7:34 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislation would kill Indiana's energy efficiency programs

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.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

House pulls the plug on state's energy efficiency program

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House voted 69-26 Wednesday to terminate Energizing Indiana, the statewide energy savings program that conducts home energy audits, provides new light bulbs and runs other energy efficiency programs.

February 26, 2014 5:30 pm
ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal is trying to cut its energy use by 10 percent at all its plants, including in Northwest Indiana.

December 17, 2013 6:00 am

PSC is part of pilot program to reduce energy use

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College was selected as one of four community colleges in the state participating in the Behavior Change for Energy Efficiency Pilot Program, intended to reduce energy usage through the implementation of energy monitoring and behavior change techniques.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am

Creating a culture of continuous improvement

Andy Harshaw says steel companies need to promote a culture of continuous improvement. Focusing on the future and being able to foster innovation is critical to the industry’s survival, he believes.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Former State Line owner to pay $13.2M in settlement

Former State Line owner to pay $13.2M in settlement

Dominion Energy has agreed to pay a $3.4 million civil penalty and spend about $9.8 million on environmental mitigation projects to resolve Clean Air Act violations in three locations, including its former State Line Energy plant in Hammond.

April 01, 2013 2:30 pm
NIPSCO Provides Incentives for New Energy Efficient Homes

NIPSCO Provides Incentives for New Energy Efficient Homes

As sustainable building - "green" construction that uses environmentally friendly materials and saves energy and water - becomes more mainstream.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Midwest Wind & Solar

Midwest Wind & Solar

Let prospetive home buyers see for themselves that solar installations need not detract from the appearanc of a home. The DeSantis home in Milton, Massachusetts, sports an 8.4-kilowatt solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system manufactured by Evergreen Solar of Marlboro, Massachusetts, and …

February 04, 2013 8:54 am
Midwest Wind & Solar

Midwest Wind & Solar

The 2.04-kilowatt grid-tied solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system on the Edwards home in Colorado generates clean, carbon-free electricity. Generous utility and government rebates make PV systems affordable for many homeowners and builders in Colorado. Namaste Solar Electric of Boulder,…

February 04, 2013 8:51 am
Boiler project to ease bottom line pressures at ArcelorMittal

Boiler project to ease bottom line pressures at ArcelorMittal

EAST CHICAGO | The startup of equipment at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor to recycle blast furnace gas for electricity production was lauded Monday at the integrating steelmaking complex as a tribute to partnerships between the public and private sector.

December 17, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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