July / August 2009

July / August 2009 -MagazineCoverVolume 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. [Full story]

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. [Full story]

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. [Full story]

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. [Full story]

Putting Products in Their Place

Continued success of Valparaiso recycling program headlines several initiatives in Northwest Indiana. [Full story]
Getting to Know: Gus Olympidis, Family Express

Big Company, Large Effort

Roche Diagnostics builds on prior successes in sustainability. [Full story]

Energy Efficient Funds

The Small Business Administration increases loan amounts for projects that meet energy requirements. Venture capital opportunities also exist. [Full story]


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. [Full story]

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. [Full story]

Commercial Applications

Ecobutton™ helps conserve computer energy; Indiana Green Pages connects businesses and consumers; and company finds marketing niche in soy-based products. [Full story]


President’s Message
Presenting the facts

Guest Column
Greenhouse partnership

Guest Column
IDEM offers improvement programs

Pass It On
Changes in green building certification

BizVoice® Revisited
Progress on hold in BioTown

Best Places to Work in Indiana
2009 Event Photos

Found Elsewhere
In the name of green

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