The investment is part of Amazon Web Services' plan to use renewable energy for 100 percent of its services.
The Howard County Board of Commissioners has terminated an agreement with energy company E.On, citing market changes and dissent from residents.
Duke Energy is seeking proposals from companies that want to supply it with solar energy in order to fulfill a legal settlement Duke made last year.
The Howard County Commissioners have increased the distance wind turbines must be set back from houses and put a moratorium on new developments.
Tipton County officials have decided not to accept any new applications for wind farm construction until after a public hearing.
The tax credits will benefit E-on Climate and Renewables and juwi, two energy companies building wind farms in Indiana.
If it’s not renewed, companies that own those farms will have to pay more in corporate income taxes.
County officials say they’ll have to take some risks if they agree to the tax break.
A company is beginning the development of a wind farm in Madison and Tipton counties, but it could stop expansion if its tax credits are not renewed.
A bill on its way to the Indiana House would mandate that 10 percent of Indiana power come from renewable sources by 2020.