| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Kenneth P. Ksionek, Orlando Utilities Commission general manager and chief executive officer since 2004, looks to balance slower growth with looming environmental regulations. He spoke with Sentinel staff writer Kevin Spear.
CFB: Compare the size and key...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 6:06 PM
The massive winter storm that passed directly over Indianapolis early Wednesday morning continues to pull off to the east.
The large wind field associated with this storm is also on its way out. Peak wind gusts of over 50 miles per hour were...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Thousands of Central Indiana residents lost power during Tuesday’s winter storm. Crews went out Wednesday to try to repair the damage the sleet, ice and trees did to power lines.
With the Edinburgh Outlet Mall closed, the empty parking lot made...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Heading into the hottest week so far this summer, the utility companies are working to keep up with demand and to make sure there are no shortages or brown-outs.
The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator has suspended all maintenance that...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 7:11 AM
A semi truck crashed into a utility pole at 116th and Allisonville Road in Fishers Monday morning, cutting off power to 1700 Duke Energy customers. According to an eye witness, power lines were dragged at least a half a block during the crash and then...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Holton Town Marshall Bob Curl said the tornado hit without warning Friday.
"It looked like a cloud was coming down to the ground,” said Curl.
Resident Gene Curry got out just in time.
"Lucky, very lucky. I had a feeling something would happen...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The news was saddening and, for me, totally out of the blue: one of my favorite EV companies was closing. Since it was launched in 2008, I've been closely following an Indiana-based company called Bright Automotive, which came up with a great plug-in...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:17 PM
The cost of a new Duke Energy plant is coming in way over budget and that's driving up the price of your energy bill.
The Edwardsport Coal Plant has been under construction since 2007. Duke set a cost ceiling at $2.6 million but the estimated cost is now...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A pair of Indiana electric companies are offering money for your old appliances.
IPL and Duke Energy are offering customers $30 to ditch old refrigerators and freezers.
A new environmental plant will turn the unwanted appliances into recyclable...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:52 PM
IPL and Duke Energy are pairing up to lower your energy bills.
Both companies are offering $30 for old refrigerators and freezers. The old appliances are a major drain on energy and can account for up to 20 percent of a home's energy use.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Central Indiana power companies are keeping up with a spike in demand due to recent hot weather.
Both IPL and Duke Energy reported Friday that they are handling the increased load without issue and they don't expect any problems despite a forecast...