Critics contend the measure is part of a broader nationwide push by utilities to seize control of the emerging solar market.
Lawmakers passed an amended version of the bill that drew more than 5 hours of public testimony last week.
On Tuesday, Indiana subsidiary Sunrise Coal purchased 14 million tons of coal reserves from the Freelandville Mining Complex in Knox and Sullivan counties.
The bill would allow utility companies to charge alternative energy users a fee for using the energy grid.
Purdue and the U.S. Navy have teamed up to convert up to half of the Navy's energy usage to alternative energy sources such as biofuels by 2020.
Chris Hurt testified Thursday before the US House of Representatives Energy and Power Subcommittee.
Six Indiana congregations receive grant funds to install solar panels.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence says he will consider all energy sources as an option for the state's energy policy if elected governor.
Seven years after being dubbed ‘BioTown USA,’ the small town of Reynolds in north central Indiana is living up to its name.