HOBART | A local farmer has taken a pass on being the first in the city to plant wind turbines on his property.
The election campaigns brought a deluge of hypercharged political sound bites about environmental values even though there’s strong public support for cleaner air that’s healthier to breathe, cleaner water that’s safer to drink and enjoy for recreation, and fewer dangerous toxics in our comm…
A wind energy project developer is hosting a free informational seminar in Merrillville later this month, featuring the benefits of establishing wind generation efforts in communities.
With its addition of a company that helps customers interested in wind energy manage projects, the growth of Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana continues. AB Wind Power, founded in 2008, specializes in community wind development.
MERRILLVILLE | The growth of Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana continues with its addition of a company that helps customers interested in wind energy manage their projects.
The United Steelworkers union and U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky are claiming victory for American workers and the industry after an announcement earlier this week China will end subsidies for domestic wind turbine manufacturing.
While large wind and solar farms catch grief from nearby residents, engineers and designers have created ways to incorporate renewable energy systems into city skylines, including Chicago's.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 26 bills into law this week, bringing his total to 57 bills signed this year without a veto.
The winds of change may be coming to Northwest Indiana. Farm owners in Eagle Creek Township in southernmost Lake County soon could be signing contracts aimed at delivering a $5 billion, 100-megawatt wind farm to the landscape.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House agreed 89-0 on Friday that utilities and other wind-power generating companies do not qualify for a property value adjustment.
Alex Hughes, of Chesterton High School, adjusts his wind power blades as teammate Spencer Gordon looks on Saturday afternoon during the finals of the Indiana State Science Olympiad at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.
LYNWOOD | The Village Board passed a series of resolutions, taking another step toward bringing wind turbines to the village along Lincoln Highway.
Thank you for your July 23 story on wind power, the one in which Frank Hoffman, an expert on the subject, said, "It's a subsidized business. If you don't get the 30 percent subsidy, it's not viable because coal and natural gas are cheaper." In other words, get ready for higher taxes to pay f…
NIPSCO wants to expand one program and add another to allow more customers operating wind, solar and other renewable energy generators to "sell" electricity back to the utility.
CROWN POINT | Warning: Those who get sweaty palms and the heebie-jeebies at the thought of being interviewed looking 20 stories down at the ground below need not apply. "The first time you stick your legs over a 300-foot high hub entry, you definitely have to feel prepared," said Crown Point…
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