Indiana

Indiana

Clean Energy Jobs Eclipse Coal Jobs in the Midwest

Even without reliably supportive policies that help clean energy grow, Midwestern coal-producing states already have many more jobs from solar and wind power than from coal production. There is also a promising economic opportunity to repurpose assembly lines in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio to manufacture renewable energy equipment.

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Cyclists fuel up in Carmel, an officially red town with few controversies about green initiatives

Here's another broadly popular source of energy in Carmel, Indiana. (Photo courtesy Andy Montgomery via Creative Commons.)

In States and Cities, Renewable Investment Grows and Grows Less Partisan

The quick take says that Republicans dismiss the climate threat and refuse to see the upside in renewable energy. The deeper take shows more complexity and more finance for clean energy in ostensibly red states. Our reporter spoke with one Republican mayor to learn how solar, wind and efficiency can...
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.
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Cleantech Innovations in the Midwest Need more Venture Capital Money

Though still an industrial metropolis, Chicago is actively becoming a clean energy innovation hub for microgrids, electric cars and next generation battery research. But the startup momentum in the energy sector isn’t matched with enough venture capital enthusiasm.

Indiana Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.00 / 9
Utilities:
Score 4.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
71 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
42 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
12 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in Indiana support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(-1 of the national average)
(est. 4,301,586 of 5,063,132 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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