Posts tagged: Indiana

Amazon Invests In 150MW Indiana Wind Farm To Power Its Data Centers

By: Frederic Lardinois Amazon today announced that it is working with the Pattern Energy Group to construct and operate a 150 megawatt wind farm in Benton County, Indiana. The new wind farm will go online in about a year and the expectation is that it will supply at least 500,000 megawatt hours of wind power […]

Indiana Prison Upgrades To Cost Saving Green Technology

By Sophie Harris     The Wabash Valley Correctional Facility is making some environmentally friendly changes and cutting costs. The facility in Carlisle, south of Terre Haute, installed its first solar panels in an inmate housing unit in 2010. In 2011, they added a new solar tube system. Physical Plant Director Roger Dagley explains how […]

IMS to Install Solar Power Facility

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will expand its commitment to renewable energy and green initiatives by participating in a partnership with SunWize Technologies, Blue Renewable Energy, and the Indianapolis Power & Light Company to build a 25-acre solar farm on IMS property northeast of the track. The IMS installation will […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Goes Big at University

Photo: Ball State University Heating and cooling old college buildings can be a very expensive, and environmentally unfriendly, proposition. Ball State University in Indiana, is taking a greener tack though, resulting in the nation’s largest geothermal heating and cooling system. Built using funds from the State of Indiana, the university and a $5 million grant […]

Free Smartphone Applications Can Consume 75% More Energy

I think we can all agree that smartphones are incredibly useful, and their benefits are only compounded by the wide range of applications we can download. However, a study has revealed that free applications can consume a whopping 75% more energy than paid applications – mainly due to ads. This revelation will come as a […]