July / August 2009
Volume 12, Number 4
Evaluating the Progress
Is the green movement moving fast enough? What are some of the positive developments, as well as disappointments? Our panel of experts explores the latest.
Blowing in the Wind
Indiana goes from out of the game to a major player in the wind energy world. Additional economic potential looms, but limitations are also part of the reality.
Alternative Forms of Energy
New developments across the state: algae oil in Indianapolis; Kokomo's K-Fuel; massive geothermal project at Ball State; and Nappanee car dealer adds solar panel.
Home Sweet (Green) Home
Housing developments in Indiana, an Illinois resort and a Hoosier company involved in an Idaho revitalization are all going back to nature.
Big Company, Large Effort
Roche Diagnostics builds on prior successes in sustainability.
Energy Efficient Funds
The Small Business Administration increases loan amounts for projects that meet energy requirements. Venture capital opportunities also exist.
Boosting the Battery Power
Indy Power Systems' technology allows for increased performance, lower costs in energy management. Huge potential exists in hybrid and electric vehicle markets.
Transportation in Today's World
Moving industry sees first hybrid truck; railroad "slugs" improve handling of products at port; and Fort Wayne fleet department earns national accolades.
Ecobutton™ helps conserve computer energy; Indiana Green Pages connects businesses and consumers; and company finds marketing niche in soy-based products.
Presenting the facts
IDEM offers improvement programs
Pass It On
Changes in green building certification
Progress on hold in BioTown
Best Places to Work in Indiana
2009 event photos
In the name of green