A 160-foot-tall wind turbine at a local electrical union can generate enough electricity to power 15 homes.
MERRILLVILLE | A local electrical union on Tuesday obtained clearance to install an electricity-generating wind turbine on its property near the intersection of 73rd Avenue and Mississippi Street in Merrillville.
MERRILLVILLE | A proposed wind turbine at an electrical union's Merrillville headquarters is expected to provided job training opportunities for union members, but some Hobart residents who live near the site have concerns about how it could affect them.
MERRILLVILLE | The town's Board of Zoning Appeals is supporting a proposed wind turbine at an electrical union's Merrillville headquarters although some Hobart residents have concerns about the project.
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.
PORTAGE | State Rep. Chuck Moseley, D-Portage, said he will introduce legislation next month to offer incentives to produce wind turbines in Indiana with U.S.-made steel.
HOBART | A local farmer is planning in the spring to "plant" on his property the city's first wind turbines.
Dillon Bishop, a senior at Chesterton High School, works with Harrison Draves, a Washington Township senior, to disconnect a solar panel at the Porter County Career Center.
Harrison Draves, a senior at Washington Township Middle/High School, tests the wind turbine atop the Porter County Career Center.
Dillon Bishop, a senior at Chesterton High School, works with Harrison Draves, a senior at Washington Township Middle/High School, to hook up a power source to a robotic arm that will rotate with the sun to keep solar batteries charged.
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…
HOBART | A local farmer is a step closer to having two wind turbines on his property.
HOBART | A farmer will have to return next month to the Board of Zoning Appeals on his request to operate two wind turbines on his property.
HOBART | The Board of Zoning Appeals on Thursday set an Oct. 13 public hearing for a local farmer's plans to operate two wind turbines on his property.
HOBART | Louis Mikolics has been farming for 60 years, but he's not afraid to try something new.
HOBART | A longtime Hobart farmer is hoping to lay claim to operating one of the area's first wind turbines.
Glen Smith, right, places the frst nut on one of the bolts while Dave Smith steadies the first wind turbine on the cement base Wednesday behind Lynwood Village Hall.
Garret Smith, sitting in the crane operating seat, steadies the wind turbine during installation on the concrete base Wednesday behind Lynwood Village Hall.
Garret Smith, operating the crane, watches while Glen Smith and Dave Smith finish installing the wind turbine Wednesday behild Lynwood Village Hall. Village President Gene Williams, right, walks over to congratulate the workers.
Wind turbines like these near Fowler, just off Interstate 65, could soon be coming to southern Lake County.
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