Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light

The Indiana Fath Response to Global Warming

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Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light brings people of faith in Indiana together as stewards of creation in order to promote renewable energy, energy conversation and efficiency, as a faith response to climate change.

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WFYI Public Media
02/23/2017
Amendment To Send Net Metering Bill To Study Committee Fails

Article origination IPBS-RJC Two lawmakers failed to assign the so-called "net-metering" bill for further study Thursday. It is now cleared for consideration by the full Senate. Under current rules, Hoosiers who generate energy, like those with rooftop solar panels, can sell any excess energy back to utilities at a retail rate.

News - Indiana Public Media
03/03/2017
Tonight At 6 On 'Indiana Newsdesk' | News - Indiana Public Media

Photo: Peter Balloon-Rosen/IPBS Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk: We're at the half way point of the session. We'll run through where important bills stand in the legislature. One measure that will reduce how much money people get paid for selling power back to utility companies passed the Senate stirring a lot of controversy.

South Bend Tribune
02/14/2017
Viewpoint: Hoosiers, you gotta fight for your right to net meter

Did you know Indiana has experienced impressive growth in solar power recently? Hoosiers are cutting their electric bills, adding jobs and breathing cleaner air thanks to solar. Unfortunately, this could be changed by Senate Bill 309, heard by the Senate Utilities Committee last Thursday.

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The Farmer's Exchange Online Edition is the place to go for agriculture news and events, your source for auctions of all varieties in the northern Indiana, Southwestern Michigan, and parts of Ohio and Illinois. Featuring online classified ads and farm equipment listings.

Midwest Energy News
01/31/2017
Net metering bill would make Indiana an outlier on solar policy

As dozens of states consider adopting fees and less-favorable rates to tilt the scales against net metering, advocates say a proposal in Indiana would offer rooftop solar customers the worst deal in the country. Senate Bill 309, authored by Republican Sen. Brandt Hershman, would end net metering by 2027 at the latest, and earlier than [...]

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01/21/2017
Bill alarms solar-power advocates

When Ryan Zaricki climbs a ladder to install rooftop solar panels on a customer's house, he sees more than shingles and gutters. He sees a fast-growing industry providing jobs to Hoosiers and nudging Indiana further into the clean-energy movement.

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A net loss for Hoosiers, progress | Opinion | Journal Gazette

The Journal Gazette, as Fort Wayne and northeast Indianas largest newsgathering operation, is your best source of local news, sports, business, dining and entertainment information as well as comprehensive auto, home, jobs and classified ads.

PV-Tech
02/22/2017
Indiana solar advocates bash anti-net metering bill

Indiana is in the midst of passing SB 309 - a bill that would significantly reduce state solar incentives and create an exclusive rate class for solar users. It cleared the Senate Committee last week and now the state's solar supporters are voicing their disdain.

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