Note: Deactivated program due to inactivity and expiration of 2007 - 2010 program goals. No recent announcements or updates for 2011 or beyond could be found. In February, 2007, Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman announced that state buildings located in Marion County, which encompasses Indianapolis, will purchase 10% of their energy from renewable energy resources by 2010. The schedule for the commitment is as follows: 7% in 2007 8% in 2008 9% in 2009 10% in 2010 Additionally, the state Strategic Energy Plan released in 2006 calls for increasing the percentage to 25% by 2025. Eligible renewable energy sources include wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass technologies. The state is working with Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) to purchase in-state renewable energy credits (RECs) through the utility's Green Power Option program. As of March, 2007, IPL was purchasing 8,450 megawatt-hours of RECs on behalf of state facilities from landfill gas facilities owned by the Wabash Valley Power Association at a cost of $16,140.
|Incentive Type:||Green Power Purchasing|
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|Renewables % or Amount:||10% by 2010 for state buildings in Marion County, IN|
This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.
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