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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
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
Ozinga dedicates new CNG station at Gary facility

Ozinga dedicates new CNG station at Gary facility

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.

November 16, 2013 12:01 pm Photos

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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

Union's wind turbine could generate savings, job training opportunities

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.

February 23, 2013 8:42 pm
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
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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Cook County, feds to see results of Lynwood wind study project

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.

April 08, 2012 8:45 pm
Clean Cities annual meeting highlights environmental successes

Clean Cities annual meeting highlights environmental successes

HOBART | Carl Lisek said his wife asked him to take her somewhere really expensive for Valentine's Day.

February 14, 2012 1:42 pm Photos

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LaPorte, Evansville Alcoa facilities get Lugar Energy award

Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar named two Indiana Alcoa Inc. operations as Lugar Energy Patriot award recipients.

December 20, 2011 10:00 am
Merrillville High School could get a wind turbine, solar panels

Merrillville High School could get a wind turbine, solar panels

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…

November 19, 2011 7:00 pm

Coalition supports NIPSCO clean energy programs

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.

November 16, 2011 6:39 pm
State regulators approve NIPSCO renewable energy plan

State regulators approve NIPSCO renewable energy plan

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.

July 14, 2011 3:30 pm
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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EDITORIAL: Green energy for a greener economy

Northwest Indiana leaders long have said the region needs to build a renewable energy industry here. Finally, that thought is turning into substance.

June 30, 2011 12:00 am
GRAPHIC: How do windmill generators work?

GRAPHIC: How do windmill generators work?

What's inside a windmill?

July 16, 2010 5:33 pm
GRAPHIC: What is wind?

GRAPHIC: What is wind?

Wind is air put in motion by the uneven heating of the Earth's surface by the sun.

July 16, 2010 5:29 pm
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