Northern Indiana utility ditching coal in favor of renewable energy in next 10 years

by Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star

A northern Indiana utility is moving away from coal, and fast.

The Northern Indiana Public Service Company announced Wednesday that it will speed up the retirement of its coal-fired generation by as much as 10 years — planning to retire the majority of its remaining plants in the next five years and the entire fleet within 10.

In its place, NIPSCO is looking to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind coupled with battery storage.

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/environment/2018/09/20/move-over-coal-indiana-utility-switching-solar-and-wind/1369539002/?utm_source=usatoday-Climate+Point&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=narrative&utm_term=article_body

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