Hoosiers for Renewables Applauds Indiana Energy Task Force for Recognizing Renewables as Economic Driver
Hoosiers for Renewables News Release November 19, 2020
Hoosiers for Renewables agrees with many of the findings of the 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force, a two-year state legislative effort that examined the current state of electricity generation in Indiana, but is concerned with statements that could lead to a slowdown in this critical transition. The Task Force makes several recommendations for the state to consider as the pendulum swings away from reliance on fossil fuels as the primary source of electricity generation in Indiana.
Hoosiers for Renewables News Release, July 8, 2020
According to a new study authored by Ball State University economist Dr. Michael Hicks, Indiana is in the midst of a history-making shift in fuel used to generate electricity, in large part driven by falling cost of renewables. Electricity generation from wind and solar renewable energy sources is now lower than the cost of natural gas or coal, according to the landmark study that looks at the Economic Effects of the Changing Energy Mix in Indiana.
Hoosiers for Renewables News Release, April 16, 2020
Hoosiers for Renewables, an organization focused on encouraging renewable energy in the Hoosier state, is staffing up to encourage the development of local renewable energy options in Indiana. With 20,000 online advocates already, expanding the leadership of the organization will also extend the reach of Hoosiers for Renewables.
March 11, 2020
Inside Indiana Business, January 14, 2020
The partners behind two wind farms currently in the works in White County say the location makes it easy for development.
NWI.com, November 21
"We're going from coal-fired generation to lower-cost cleaner energy sources that will result in $4 billion in cost savings. It's a more balanced, more diverse and more affordable way to reliably provide electricity."
Wind Systems Magazine, November 15
Indianapolis-based Polaris Laboratories helps wind farms lower costs and produce energy efficiently.
WISH-TV, November 13
An example of renewable energy benefiting Indiana business.
WFYI - November 6, 2019
The Great Lakes region is the best place in the U.S. to put renewable energy sources to get the most health benefits
PV Magazine - October 31, 2019
Energy storage has largely served at the margin of power grids over the past decade. But the continuing cost crash in wind and solar generation are changing storage’s role. A recent round of projects, from Indiana to Arizona, suggests that storage is bulking up and is set to act more equally in generation.
WLFI - October 25, 2019
Another wind farm is moving into White County. This one will be built and operational by 2021. The wind farm will bring economic benefits to local communities including more jobs during construction and increased spending at nearby businesses.
WTHR - October 3, 2019
A new solar farm opened in Tipton, Indiana (50 miles north of Indianapolis). It is expected to power 850 homes. The installation is the Indiana Municipal Power Agency's 21st solar project since 2014.
Wind Solar Alliance - October 2, 2019
A new report finds that electricity market reforms in the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic could save consumers over $6.9 billion every year.
Inside Indiana Business - October 1, 2019
Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) is opening to the proposal on the optimal mix of energy for its customers. NIPSCO's plan is to retire all coal units by 2028. Current proposals include 300 MW of wind and storage and over 2,000 MW of solar.
North American Wind Power - September 30, 2019
Renewables North America, a Houston based renewable energy company, toured their Meadow Lake Wind Farm in Indiana to celebrate National Clean Energy Week. Tours were organized in party by the Indiana Conservative Alliance for Energy. The project is 880 MW.
Green Car Reports – September 26, 2019
Honda has completed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for renewable power to be produced in Texas and Oklahoma. These new agreements will help the company offset carbon from the energy it consumes at its manufacturing facilities.
Dubois County Herald – September 9
Indiana has experienced a surge in wind farm construction during the past decade that's given the state the nation's 12th-highest number of wind turbines.But some renewable energy advocates say Indiana risks being outpaced by other states unless it does more to encourage commercial wind power, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported.
WFYI Indianapolis – September 4, 2019
The national business group Advanced Energy Economy is reporting a 4 percent growth in Indiana jobs last year. That means more Hoosiers than ever are working in renewable energy and energy efficiency.