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VU studies turning sunlight into hydrogen

VU studies turning sunlight into hydrogen

VALPARAISO | About 16 years ago, Robert Palumbo got the idea of taking something nobody wants — basically, rust — and using it to produce something almost everybody can use — hydrogen — using solar energy.

November 09, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

Work continues on a solar energy facility on Grand Boulevard in Merrillville.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am
Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

A solar energy facility in Merrillville could be operational in about 30 days, officials say.

November 01, 2012 12:00 am
Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

Installation of 6,800 solar panels is nearly complete

MERRILLVILLE | Construction of a facility to generate solar energy is progressing on schedule.

October 31, 2012 7:59 pm Photos

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Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

MERRILLVILLE | The 100 solar panels recently installed on the grounds of Merrillville High School will produce power and help students learn about green technology.

August 19, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of a storage facility at Merrillville High School.

August 17, 2012 2:53 pm
Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

Solar panels installed at Merrillville High School

Tracy Hall, a renewable energy consultant and member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697, examines solar panels installed on a storage facility at Merrillville High School. Hall estimated the panels will produce about 8,000 kilowatt hours of energy per year.

August 17, 2012 2:51 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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April 05, 2012 12:00 am

Council backs Merrillville solar facility, OKs zoning variance

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council unanimously approved a variance Tuesday allowing Lincoln Solar LLC to erect 6,800 solar panels to produce electricity, which would be sold to utility NIPSCO.

January 24, 2012 9:20 pm

M'ville officials pleased with proposed solar project

MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana may not be known as a sun-rich location, but officials from Lincoln Solar LLC believe Merrillville has sufficient rays to support a solar generation facility.

December 18, 2011 11:45 pm

Company hopes to catch rays in M'ville with solar panels

MERRILLVILLE | A solar energy facility may make a home in Merrillville.

December 14, 2011 9:45 pm
Right at Home: Solar lighting for the garden

Right at Home: Solar lighting for the garden

Few things are prettier in a night garden than soft pools of light illuminating interesting trees, accent rocks and plants, or pathways.

May 14, 2011 12:00 am

Here comes the sun

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 2010 just might go down as the year solar energy gained mainstream acceptance.

August 07, 2010 12:00 am
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