Professor Peter Bermal wants to add another piece to solar panels that would convert unused sunlight into heat you could use to power your house.
Indiana ranks 42 in energy efficiency nationwide, down from a peak of 27 in 2013.
A small group from the Solar Initiative has begun to purchase panels for their homes.
The latest of 10 solar farms that Hoosier Energy is developing is planned for 10 acres along Indiana 135 near the Johnson County town of Trafalgar.
The proposed Big Blue River Wind Farm would include the townships of Greensboro, Jefferson, Harrison and Prairie.
Starting today Ballard will be joining the University of Indianapolis as a Visiting Fellow of the Institute for Civic Leadership and Mayoral Archives.
Peabody has more mines in Indiana than in any other state.
Hoosiers in Bloomington can expect to see more solar panels in the near future.
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.