A decade ago, industrial electric bills in Indiana were the sixth-lowest in the U.S. They've risen by two-thirds since then, and the state now ranks 26th.
As the dramatic fall of the coal industry rapidly advances, the massive task of cleaning up after our energy appetites remains.
The new car is part of a Monroe County project that aims to decrease energy consumption.
The process will help IPL comply with EPA standards limiting coal-fired power plant emissions.
Lawmakers voted to end Energizing Indiana last year. It was replaced with a program allowing utility companies to establish their own goals for energy savings.
Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.
A bill approved Wednesday in a House committee would allow utilities to charge future alternative energy customers a fee.
The proposed energy efficiency alternative would allow utility companies to establish their own goals for energy savings.
Energizing Indiana aimed to reduce the state’s energy consumption by about 12 percent over ten years. Does a proposed replacement go far enough?
Director of the Hoosier Environmental Council says Pence should focus on the opportunities Indiana has for clean energy.