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A 160-foot-tall wind turbine at a local electrical union can generate enough electricity to power 15 homes.
ArcelorMittal is trying to cut its energy use by 10 percent at all its plants, including in Northwest Indiana.
Marty Ozinga IV said his family-owned business doesn't make it a practice to publicly pat itself on the back, but with the opening of the company's new compressed natural gas station, felt it was necessary.
A Gary-based energy company has bought a power plant in New York.
MERRILLVILLE | The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 wants to add to its array of renewable energy sources at its headquarters near 73rd Avenue and Mississippi Street.
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 …
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,…
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.
LYNWOOD | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and U.S. Energy Department officials will be in this south suburb Wednesday to see the results of the village's wind study project.
HOBART | Carl Lisek said his wife asked him to take her somewhere really expensive for Valentine's Day.
Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar named two Indiana Alcoa Inc. operations as Lugar Energy Patriot award recipients.
MERRILLVILLE | If the Merrillville Community School Corp. wins a grant from the Indiana Office of Energy Development, it will be the first school district in the region to construct a wind turbine at its high school, creating projects on renewable energy sources for students and job opportun…
LONG BEACH | A coalition of more than 40 businesses and environmental groups formed to support NIPSCO's new clean energy initiatives and encourage the power company to reduce its reliance on coal.
The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved a settlement that should result in a quantum leap in the use of homegrown renewable energy such as wind, solar and hydro in NIPSCO territory.
HAMMOND | The economic recession and the Gulf oil spill may have affected the perception of energy markets in the United States.
Northwest Indiana leaders long have said the region needs to build a renewable energy industry here. Finally, that thought is turning into substance.
What's inside a windmill?
Wind is air put in motion by the uneven heating of the Earth's surface by the sun.
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