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IndyStar: After Local Pushback, Indiana Bill on Wind, Solar Standards Takes a '180 Degree Turn'

Posted by Sarah Bowman and London Gibson on Apr 2, 2021

IndyStar outlined amendments to an Indiana bill that will provide incentives for less restrictive wind and solar ordinances, quoting AEE’s Caryl Auslander on industry prospects. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

A bill that would have overridden local ordinances that restrict or prohibit wind power in Indiana has taken a “180 degree turn” after pushback from local officials.

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IndyStar: 34 Indiana Counties Restrict Wind, Solar Projects. Lawmakers are Pushing a Bill to Override Them.

Posted by Sarah Bowman and London Gibson on Mar 10, 2021

IndyStar highlights an Indiana bill placing statewide standards on wind and solar projects, quoting AEE’s Caryl Auslander on the need for expanded wind and solar generation in Indiana as localities resist. Read excerpts below and the full story here.

The roads in Henry County, Indiana, were dotted with signs protesting projects locals say will infringe on their rights and their quality of life: wind turbines. 

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IndyStar: The Polar Vortex Has Left Millions of Texans without Power. Could the Same Happen to Hoosiers?

Posted by Sarah Bowman and London Gibson on Feb 18, 2021

Indianapolis Star-Tribune examines unprecedented weather-related blackouts occurring across Texas, analyzing the likelihood of similar outages in Indiana. The article quotes AEE's Leah Rubin Shen on the benefits of grid diversification and the robust weatherization technologies available for wind turbines. Read excerpts below and the full IndyStar story here.

The same winter storm that blew more than 8 inches of snow into Indianapolis on Monday hit Texas — and hit it hard. The southern state reached record-breaking cold temperatures and residents cranking up the heat overwhelmed power generators. Millions of households lost electricity, and many have now been without power and heat for days. Predictions on when it will be restored are uncertain…

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