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WSBT-TV ReporterAn Elkhart County man has found a way to lessen his electric bill and make money at the same time. WSBT's Ed Ernstes takes a look at the solar power system that may also be helping pump power into your home. Marvin Bartel has a lot near his home that&...
GOSHEN – Goshen College students need more sunny days this year because they are hoping to heat the water at the campus REC center by using sunshine. This has been in the works for the past three years now. Students helped design and build most of...
A local company is making strides in the solar technology world. Inovateus Solar is one of the fastest growing solar power companies in the midwest. They recently partnered with GE to build solar energy carports and have built hundreds of thousands of...
BERRIEN COUNTY – It might just be the future of farming and the first of its kind in the United States is coming to Berrien County: Produce grown year round, inside, and we're not talking about a greenhouse, it's called vertical farming. Produce...
Tags: Renewable Energy, Technology, Energy Saving
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A team of University of Notre Dame scientists say they've developed a "solar paint" that can inexpensively harness the sun's power. The team says its "Sun-Believable" paint moves the silicon-based solar power industry into...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterGrowing up near Three Rivers, Jon Burke figured out in a physics class wind tunnel that the three-prop windmill design was most efficient. In chemistry, he built an anaerobic digester and flared gas in class. “I’m an engineer by birth,”...
Tags: Maryland, Renewable Energy, Bible, Indiana, Energy Saving
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy says it's finalized a $50 million loan to a Miami-based company that has a contract with AM General to build wheelchair accessible vehicles in northern Indiana. The Energy Department said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at what President Barack Obama has requested in his $3.73 trillion budget for the 2012 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. ____ Agency: Agriculture Spending: $145.6 billion Percentage Change from 2011: 1.5 percent decrease...
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont brewery is giving new meaning to the idea of green beer. Magic Hat Brewing Co., of South Burlington, is the first site to use a device that turns spent grain from the brewing process into natural gas that...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterBUCHANAN — Waste at the Southeast Berrien County Landfill would become a renewable energy source under a proposal introduced Wednesday night to the landfill board, dramatically changing the face of the facility and perhaps putting to rest the...
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