| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Bloomington is a bit more welcoming for electric cars.
The city has installed two new electric vehicle charging stations downtown as part of a pilot program with Duke Energy. Those stations are located in Garage Market (Seventh and Morton streets) and...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Duke Energy is charging a Stokesdale family nearly $7,000, saying the family has been hiding a malfunctioning meter from the utility company for years.
Heidi Kemppel says a normal power bill for her 1700 square foot home is about $120 a month. She says...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:15 PM
After weeks of drought, storms swept through Central Indiana Thursday bringing strong winds and heavy rain to several communities.
The storms rolled into Hamilton and Marion Counties around 7:30 p.m.
Officials at Klipsch Music Center had to delay...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
6:30 p.m. - Severe Thunderstorm Watch expires for Indianapolis.
5:58 p.m. - Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Clark, Dearborn, Jefferson, Jennings, Lawrence, Ripley, Scott and Washington counties.
5:37 p.m. - Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Some area residents still cleaning up from the storm over the weekend are afraid more severe weather will create a bigger mess.
"I can just hope and pray it doesn't happen again," said homeowner Nancy Grant.
Limbs, branches and power lines litter her...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:30 AM
As a postscript to today's column about Progress-Duke Energy and Florida's Public Service Commission, here's an issue we can all agree on:
It is in the best interests of not only Progress Energy Florida and new owner Duke Energy, but also consumers for...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:32 PM
If you're a Progress Energy customer and you've looked yourself in the mirror lately, you're looking at "dumb money."
Those aren't my words. That's how an energy policy wonk described customers who get saddled with financial risk when utilities take...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:07 PM
We're supposed to believe that Florida's system for selecting the people who set our utility rates is fair and free of political meddling.
That's a bigger fake-out than Manti Te'o's girlfriend.
The Legislature controls the selection of Public...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:49 AM
A utility truck and a car collided head-on Wednesday morning in Noblesville, leaving two people injured.
Investigators said it happened just after 8:30 a.m. on Indiana 19 near Forest Park. According to the Noblesville Police Department, the passenger...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:56 PM
It's lights out for some residents in Carmel beginning Thursday morning and lasting a good portion of the day.
Duke Energy is doing some repairs that they say need immediate attention to avoid a problem in the future.
"We need to shut the power off...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:06 AM
YADKINVILLE, N.C. - Google, of all companies, last year got into the business of hog poop.
It joined a project started by Duke University, Duke Energy and a Yadkin County farmer to pull the potent greenhouse gas methane from swine waste and use it to...